Solid Pressure Calculator

The Solid Pressure Calculator will calculate:

  1. Solid pressure exerted by the weight of an object on the surface it rests
  2. Solid pressure exerted on a surface if a force acts on it

Solid Pressure Calculator
Solid Pressure Calculator Results (detailed calculations and formula below)
The solid pressure exerted by the weight of an object on the surface it rests is Pa
The solid pressure exerted on a surface if a force acts on it is Pa
Solid pressure exerted on the resting surface by the weight of an object only calculation
P1 = m × g × cosθ/A1
P1 = × × cos()/
P1 = × × /
P1 = /
P1 =
Solid pressure exerted by a force on a surface calculation
P2 = F × cos(α)/A2
P2 = × cos()/
P2 = × /
P2 = /
P2 =
Solid Pressure Calculator Input Values
Mass of the heaviest object (M) kg
Area of the object's lower base (A1) m2
Angle formed by gravitational force and the surface (θ) °
Force exerted to the given surface (F) N
Angle formed by the force vector and the surface (α) °
Gravitational field strength (g) m/s
Area on which the force is exerted (A2) m2

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Solid pressure exerted on the resting surface by the weight of an object only Formula and Calculation

P1 = m × g × cosθ/A1

Solid pressure exerted by a force on a surface Formula and Calculation

P2 = F × cos(α)/A2

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