School of Physics Lecture Demonstration Manual

Hydrostatics

Fa-1 Archimedes' principle - The Bucket and Cylinder experiment

Published: Thursday 16 February 2006

To demonstrate Archimedes' buoyancy principle.

Fa-2 Communicating Vessel For Liquid Level

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstrate the equilibrium of the same liquid in vessels of different cross section.

Fa-3 Pascal's Apparatus

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstrate that the pressure of a liquid varies with the depth and does depend on the shape of the vessel.

Fa-4 Magdeburg Hemispheres

Published: Thursday 09 March 2006

To demonstrate atmospheric pressure

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