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An introduction to pressure which discusses various everyday applications and the relationship between pressure and surface area.
Percy Williams Bridgman (1881 - 1961) research concerned the effects of high pressures on materials and their thermodynamic behavior.
Ever wondered why it hurts so much when someone wearing spiked heels steps on your foot? It's all about pressure.
A handy conversion calculator for some common pressure units.
Description of this concept and links to related information. Pressure is defined as force per unit area.
A video explaining pressure using steel ball bearing as a model for particles.
A collection of interesting experiments dealing with air pressure and aerodynamics.
An overview of pressure both with solids and fluids.
An activity about air pressure to explore what makes a good sail. You'll need some foil, styrofoam, paper, straws, a long pipe, tape, scissors, a stopwatch and water.
A site about diving, examining how pressure affects divers and how they can fall victim to the bends.
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