## Problems and ExamplesDeighton, Bell and Company, 1862 - 141 pages |

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**prism**on a triangular base has a small orifice drilled through its centre of gravity parallel to its edges . Prove that , if the**prism**be cut in any manner by a plane , the section of the orifice will coincide with the centre of gravity ... Page 125

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**prism**, the faces of which include angles a , ß , y , is placed in any position entirely within an inelastic gravitating fluid ; if P , Q , R , be the pressures on the three faces , which are respectively opposite to the angles a , ß ... Page 131

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**prism**be 15o , and the angle of inci- dence 22o 30 ' , determine the deviation which the ray suffers in passing through the**prism**. 3. A ray enters a**prism**, the refracting angle of which is so large that no ray can pass out of it , it ... Page 132

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**prism**in order that the ray may just emerge parallel to the second surface ; the value of μ being √2 . 6. If a ray of light be refracted through a right - angled**prism**in a plane perpendicular to the edge , and if ø , p ' , be the ...### Other editions - View all

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