Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions - Discussion


On an immersed body in a flowing fluid the lift force is :

[A]. due to buoyant force
[B]. always in the opposite direction to gravity
[C]. due to Wake phenomenon
[D]. the dynamic fluid-force component normal to approach velocity

Answer: Option B


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Anbu Gandhi said: (Jan 27, 2016)  
How the gravity force can lift up the body?

Vinay Singh said: (Aug 29, 2017)  
Can anyone explain it?

Manu Sharna said: (Nov 15, 2018)  
The Correct answer is A.

Shivaprasad Sajjan said: (Feb 19, 2019)  
The correct Answer should be A.

Shashikanth said: (Aug 23, 2019)  
Drag force is the component of dynamic fluid force in the direction of flow whereas the lift force is normal to the direction of flow right answer is D.

Brajendra said: (Apr 10, 2020)  
Correct answer should be A because buoyant force will act upward direction.

Karthikeyan said: (Apr 29, 2020)  
Answer is A more suitable. Anyone, Explain.

Jukti said: (May 19, 2020)  
The Correct Answer is D.

Sahil Chavda said: (Dec 12, 2020)  
The Correct answer is A.

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