Buoyant force (Archimedes' principle)

Description

Buoyancy is an upward force exerted by a fluid that opposes the weight of an immersed object. Buoyant force equivalent to the weight of the fluid that would otherwise occupy the fluid column, (displaced fluid).

Related formulas

Variables

BBuoyant force (N)
ρfDensity of the fluid (kg/m3)
VdispVolume of the displaced body of liquid (m3)
gStandard gravity