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Water presure doubles every 33 feet. Water presure doesn't actually double every 33 feet. It actually increases in pressure by one atmosphere every 33ft. Thus at 33ft the pressure would be twice what it is at the surface. At 66ft however the the pressure would be three times that at the surface... 99ft, 4 times and so on.

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Q: How does water pressure change as you dive deeper?
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Crocodiles swallow rocks/pebbles to enable them to dive deeper

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The whale is flexible. The submarine is not, and is therefore subject to crushing from the pressure.

Why scuba divers experience a higher pressure at the bottom of the sea than on the surface of the earth?

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Why is it dangerous for human dive deep into the ocean?

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Why is air pressure low on top Mount Everest?

Because the higher you go, the less amount of air is it above you, pushing down. Just like water pressure is no big deal at the Surface, but gets bigger the deeper you dive.

How does pressure change with depth or with altitude?

Pressure changes very easily. The deeper that you go there is more pressure. For example, when you dive into the ocean, there is not only a whole sky-worth of air pushing down on you, but you are also being pressured by the tons of water above you. On the flipside, when you travel to a greater altitude, pressure decreases. For exapmle, when you climb a mountian, there is less air above you pushing down on you then there is on sealevel.

What do crocodiles swallow to dive deeper?

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What is the difference between hydraulic pressure and hydrostatic pressure?

Hydrostatic pressure is the pressure of a "standing liquid" and hydraulic pressure is the pressure in a fluid system that is being acted on by a compressor or pump. Let's look more closely. Let's say we're on a boat on the ocean and we slide over the side and into the water. We can feel the water pressure on us. As we move deeper into the water, that is, we dive deeper, the hydrostatic pressure increases. If we took ping pong balls with us as we dove deeper, they'd eventually be crushed by hydrostatic pressure. The pressure can be looked at as the weight of the water column (due to its height) on whatever is submerged. In a hydraulic system, a pump pressurizes the system to some level set by the controller and the safety (pressure release) systems. Some systems operate at pressures that are out of sight because they are so high. The hydraulic pressure is "artificial" in that a pump created it, and hydrostatic pressure is "natural" and is created by the weight of the column of the liquid creating it.

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Yes, deeper can be an adverb. (e.g. dive deeper) However, the equivalent adverb "more deeply" is sometimes appropriate.

What cause the pressure when you dive 10 meters deep?

The weight of the water above you.

Sentences with the word deeper?

Alex went deeper into a trance at the sound of the bell. My last dive was 75 feet deeper than the first.

Do alligators really swallow stones to dive deeper?

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How does pressure change as you dive deeper?

Pascal's law states:a change in the pressure of an enclosed incompressible fluid (you - the body is 55-65% water) is conveyed undiminished to every part of the fluid and to the surfaces of its containerBasically, at the surface (sea level), you are under 1 atmosphere of pressure - the normal weight of all the air surrounding you. Due to the weight of water, as you descend, there is more weight of water pressing on you.In salt water, for every 10 meters, 33 feet, you descend, your body is under 1 more atmosphere of pressure.At 30m (100feet), which is the maximum depth for most recreational diving, you are under 4 atmospheres (ATMs), which is 4 times as much pressure than when you're floating on the surface.

What do scuba divers use to tell how far down they are?

scuba divers use pressure meter because the deeper down you go the more pressure builds upAdditiona depth gauge or a dive computer

How is pressure used in the control of a submarine's ability to dive?

The process of a submarine to move from the surface of the ocean to a position underneath the surface is called a dive. This is accomplished by allowing water to fill the tanks of the submarine, the heavy water pressure now inside the vessel now will force it to sink below the surface, thus a "dive".

Why a diver cannot go too deep at sea for fear of breaking his ear drum?

because the deeper one dives the more pressure (from the increasing body of water now pushing down on him and the water around him). This increased pressure can cause rupturing of the ear drum as well as other physiological changes. Another equally detrimental act is returning from a deep dive too quickly. the rapid loss of pressure can cause a diver's blood to form bubbles in it from being in what, in relation to the deep dive, is essentially a vacuum.

How do scuba dive tables change at higher altitudes?

There are very few true altitude tables. Most tables use a conversion table so a sea level table can be used at altitude. In essence you treat your dive as being deeper than it really is - which has the effect of decreasing the no-stop time limits. Time limits need to be decreased because you are surfacing to a lesser atmospheric pressure - which is analogous to flying after a dive.

Why are dams broader at bottom than the top?

Because the water pressure - and the force exerted by the water on the dam - is greater the deeper the dam is. A dam is thicker at the base because the pressure on the dam wall increases with the depth of the water due to the weight of the water above. Dive to the bottom of a pool and you will feel the increase of pressure on your ears as you go down. Because the pressure of the water is much greater at the base of the dam. Making it wider increases the strengthen of the dam. Dams are built wider at the base for two reasons: 1.Because it needs to be stable enough to support the dam. 2.The bottom of the dam needs to be able to deal with the increased pressure of the water, as you get further down. Pressure in the sea increases as you go deeper. If the dam was the same thickness all over, the bottom would not be able to withstand the high pressure. For this reason, the bottoms are made wider so that it can take the high pressure. The water pressure at the bottom is much more than at the top. Same as why submarines need a thicker hull to go deeper.