Problem Statement: CE Board November 1993
A hollow cylinder 1 m in diameter and 2 m high weighs 2825 N. How many kN of lead weighing 110 kN/m3 must be fastened to the outside bottom of the cylinder to make it float with 1.5 m submerged in water?
- A. 8.5 kN
- B. 6.5 kN
- C. 1.5 kN
- D. 9.5 kN
The total kN of lead that must be fastened is 8.5 kN.Solution: