The Magic of Buoyancy and Hydrostatics –Buoyancy and Effective Forces

  •  Arnfinn Nergaard    
  •  Naval Architect    
  •  Petroleum Engineer    


More than 2000 years after Archimedes formulated his famous law, there is today still some disagreement as to the physical understanding and actual acceptance and application of Archimedes’ Principle. This paper is prepared in the support of the full validity of Archimedes’ Principle, always calculating buoyancy as the weight of displaced fluid, without exceptions. 

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