Books Books 1 - 10 of 70 on BPC) ; or, the pressure of a fluid on any surface is equal to the weight of a column.... BPC) ; or, the pressure of a fluid on any surface is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid... A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies, as Well as Private Tuition - Page 245
by Charles Hutton - 1831 ## A New and Enlarged Military Dictionary: Or, Alphabetical Explanation of ...

Charles James - English language - 1805 - 1006 pages
...a fluid is as the square of the velocity; and putting r~ velocity in feet in a second ; it is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is the plane, and height — . And in a globe 64 it is but half so much. 5. As to the mechanic powers,... ## A Course of Mathematics ...: Designed for the Use of the Officers ..., Volume 2

Isaac Dalby - Mathematics - 1806
...the velocity v, or to (V— v]* x v. In estimating the force of the stream upon tlic floats, we take a column of the fluid whose base is equal to the surface of one float only, because the section of the impinging stream which is perpendicular to the direction... ## The System of the World

...experienced. If a fluid acts only by its weight, its entire pression is equal to the weight of a prism of the fluid, whose base is equal to the surface pressed, and whose height is the distance of the centre of gravity of this surface from the level surface of the... ## An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Mechanics: In Five Books ...

William Marrat - Mechanics - 1810 - 455 pages
...Ee were a plane surface moving perpendicularly in a fluid, the resistance against it would be equal to the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is the surface resisted, and altitude the space through which a body must fall from rest, in vacuo, to... ## A Course of Mathematics: In Three Volumes : Composed for the Use of the ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811
...pressure of a fluid against any upright surface, as the gate of a sluice or canal, is equal to half the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the surface pressed, and its altitude the same as that of the surface. Or, by art. 31* of the same, the pressure is equal to the weight of... ## A Course of Mathematics ...: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811
...and its altitude the same as that of the surface. Or, by art. 314 of the same, .the pressure is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the surface pressed, and if s altitude equal to the depth of the centre of gravity below' the top or surface of the water ;... ## A Course of Mathematics ...: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811
...fluid. S09. Carel. 309. Carol. 3. The pressure of the fluid on any horizontal surface or plane, is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to that plane, and altitude is its depth below the upper surface of the fluid. 'PROPOSITION LXI. 310.... ## A Course of Mathematics: In Three Volumes : Composed for the Use of the ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811
...The Real Resistance to a Plane, by a Fluid acting in a Direction perpendicular to its Face, is tqual to the Weight of a Column of the Fluid, -whose Base is the Plane, and Altitude equal to that -which is due to the Velocity of the Motion, or through -which... ## A Course of Mathematics: Designed for the Use of the Officers and ..., Volume 2

Isaac Dalby - Mathematics - 1813
...act against a plane in a perpendicular direction, the real or absolute force on the plane is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is the plane, and height equal to the height through which a heavy body must descend from rest by its... 