Laplace's Law(Sphere)

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The relationship between wall tension and pressure in a hollow structure is related to the radius of curvature of the wall. If the structure is a sphere then:

 

P = Transmural Pressure

y = Wall Tension

R = Radius 

`P = (2y)/R`

Notes

need units for wall tension?