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Note for Advanced Foundation Engineering - AFE By Gina Alejo

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Week 15 Buoyancy and Flotation Engr Edgardo A Adajar, ChE, MM Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific Kamaya Point, Alas-asin, Mariveles, Bataan Philippines 2

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Objectives 1. Define Buoyancy/Buoyant Force. 2. State and illustrate Archimedes’ Principle for buoyancy and flotation. 3. Determine Metacentric Height and Righting Moment of a vessel. 4. Apply Archimedes’ Principle in real-world problems. Engr. Edgar A. Adajar 3

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Archimedes’ Principle The buoyant force on a body immersed in a fluid is equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by that object. Engr. Edgar A. Adajar 4

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