# Hydrostatic Pressure

The pressure at any point in a liquid at rest; equal to the depth of the liquid multiplied by its density.

Where

p = hydrostatic pressure [Nm^{-2}]

ρ = density of fluid [kgm^{-3}]

g = acceleration due to gravity [ms^{-2}]

h = depth in fluid [m]

**See also: **Pressure.

**Subjects: ** Fluid Dynamics