## Question

A vertical off-shore structure is built to withstand a maximum stress of 10^{8}Pa. The structure is suitable for putting up on the top of an oil well in Bombay High at a location where the depth of the sea is less than

(Take g = 10 ms^{–2} and density of sea water = 1000 kgm^{–3})

### Solution

10 km

Maximum pressure the structure can withstand (*P*) = 10^{8} Pa. Since the pressure exerted by sea water on the structure of height,

,

the maximum value of *h* is

= 10^{4} m = 10 km

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