# Pressure

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff. Posted in Thermodynamics

Pressure (PRESS) is the force exerted on an object expressed as force per unit area.

## FORMULA

$$p = \frac {F}{A}$$

Where:

$$p$$ = pressure

$$F$$ = force

$$A$$ = area

Solve for:

$$F = p A$$

$$A = \frac {F}{p}$$