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Boiling Point

The boiling point is defined as the temperature at which the saturated vapor pressure of a liquid is equal to the surrounding atmospheric pressure.

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Pressure Under High Heels

A short discussion on high heels and the increased pressure they give. Contains links to various related articles.

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How Tire Pressure Gauges Work

A brief description of how Tyre Pressure Gauges work from HowStuffWorks.com, with an interactive element to it.

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Static Fluid Pressure

Details of how to calculate the pressure exerted by a static fluid.

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Blaise Pascal

Blaise Pascal (1613 - 1661) is best known for his work on pressure which came to be known as Pascal's law of pressure. Pascal also invented the first digital calculator to help his father with his ...

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Variation of pressure with depth

An exploration of the variation of pressure with depth'.

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Sound Pressure

Definitions linked to hearing.

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Barometer

Description of how mercury barometers measure pressure.

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Aerosols and pressure

A lot of information on how aerosol cans work and are produced.

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Bell Jar

Fun demonstration of air pressure with shaving foam and a vacuum pump.

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