# Buoyant force (Archimedes' principle)

## Description

Buoyancy is an upward force exerted by a fluid that opposes the weight of an immersed object. Buoyant force equivalent to the weight of the fluid that would otherwise occupy the fluid column, (displaced fluid).

Related formulas## Variables

B | Buoyant force (N) |

ρ_{f} | Density of the fluid (kg/m^{3}) |

V_{disp} | Volume of the displaced body of liquid (m^{3}) |

g | Standard gravity |