Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion


An open cylindrical vessel with axis vertical and filled with a liquid is falling freely with an acceleration What will be the absolute pressure at the base of the vessel ?

[A]. Equal to liquid column
[B]. Below atmospheric pressure
[C]. Above atmosphere pressure
[D]. Equal to atmosphere pressure

Answer: Option A


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Rupak Kr Gupta said: (Aug 19, 2017)  
What force will be balanced by inertia force? Hence pressure at vessel will be equal to the liquid column.

Deoi said: (Dec 8, 2017)  
It should be Equal to atmosphere pressure.

Dayaram said: (Oct 7, 2018)  
I think D should be the correct answer.

Arun said: (Apr 2, 2019)  
Here, it is asked what will be the pressure at the BASE of the vessel so the answer is (a) if says pressure at top of the vessel than (d) is correct.

Sara said: (Mar 12, 2020)  
It's Equal to the atmospheric pressure.

Vikash said: (Sep 21, 2020)  
It is Equal to atmospheric pressure.

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