What is Archimedes Principle? | Definition with Example

Archimedes Principle: When a body is immersed partly or wholly in a liquid, there is an apparent loss in the weight of the body (create upward thrust) which is equal to the weight of liquid displaced by the body. The body floats on liquid according to Archimedes principle.

A body floats when

·       Density of body less then liquid.

·       If density of body and liquid are equal then body floats fully submerged in liquid .

·       When body floats in neutral equilibrium equal weight displace by body.

·       Centre of gravity of the body and water displaced should in one line. 

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