Pascal's principle


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Related to Pascal's principle: Bernoulli's principle, Archimedes Principle

Pascal's principle

The principle that pressure applied to any part of an enclosed fluid acts without loss on all other parts of the fluid.
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The Monro-Kellie hypothesis, Pascal's principle, and fluid dynamics were used to formulate an assumption that an open/monitor position on the stopcock is an adequate trending measure for ICP monitoring while concurrently draining cerebrospinal fluid.
This proposition includes vertical pressure variation and Pascal's principle.
Pascal's Principle [DELTA]P = [rho]g([DELTA]h) Key: P = hydrostatic pressure p = fluid density g = acceleration due to gravity h = height of fluid higher than the measurement point