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" Hence the magnitude of the whole body, is to the magnitude of the part immersed, as the specific gravity of the fluid, is to that of the body. "
A Course of Mathematics ...: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military ... - Page 229
by Charles Hutton - 1811
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A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies, as Well as ..., Volume 2

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1831
...forces bx and abm becoming equal, then .T = am, or 1 : m : : a : x, that is, the whole length is to the part immersed, as the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the cylinder. And if the latter be equal to half the former, which is nearly the case of fir timber, then...
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A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies as Well as Private Tuition ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1831
...difference is the weight of an equal bulk of the fluid ; this therefore is to its weight in the air, as the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the body. Therefore, if w he the weight of a body in air, ic its weight in Water, or any fluid, s the specific...
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The Mechanic's Calculator, Or Workman's Memorial Book, Etc

William Grier - Mechanical engineering - 1832 - 300 pages
...the weight of as much of the fluid as the immersed, part of the body displaces when it floats. Also the magnitude of the whole body is to the magnitude...specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the body. Find the depth to which a cubic foot of oak will sink in common water, its specific gravity being 925,...
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Institutes of Natural Philosophy: Theoretical and Practical

William Enfield - Astronomy - 1832 - 216 pages
...to weigh 1000 avoirdupois ounces. The weight which a body loses in a fluid is to its whole weight, as the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the body ; where three terms of the proportion being given, the fourth is easily found. Ex. If a guinea weigh...
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Mechanics for Practical Men: Containing Explanations of the Principles of ...

James Hann, Isaac Dodds - Mechanics - 1833 - 208 pages
...that of the cone as 8 to 5? Now, by the principles of hydrostatics, the magnitude of the whole cone is to the magnitude of the part immersed, as the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the body, or as 8 to 5. But the whole cone and part immersed are similar ; their contents are as 8 to 5. Hence,...
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The engineer's and mechanic's encyclopędia, Volume 2

Luke Hebert - Industrial arts - 1836
...quantity of fluid displaced by the part immersed, is equal to the weight of the whole body. Hence, as the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the body, so is the whole magnitude of the body to the part immersed. Specific Gravities of Metal», Sp. grav....
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Mechanics of Fluids for Practical Men: Comprising Hydrostatics, Descriptive ...

Alexander Jamieson - Fluid mechanics - 1837 - 472 pages
...satisfied ; that is, if the area of the whole section and that of the immersed part, are to one another as the specific gravity of the fluid, is to that of the solid. Now, the area of the whole section, is 20X20 =r 400, and that of the immersed portion, is (18.96+...
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The Elements of Physics

Thomas Webster - Physics - 1837 - 490 pages
...states, 'That when a solid is immersed in a fluid, the weight lost is to the whole weight of the body, as the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the solid.'* Thus, by weighing different substances in the same fluid, and observing the weight lost, their...
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The Mechanic's Register, Volumes 1-2

Industrial arts - 1838
...found to weigh 1000 avoirdupois ounces. The weight which a body loses in a fluid, s to its whole weight as the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the body. If a guinea weighs in air 125 grains, and in being immersed in water lose 7i of its weight, the proportion...
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Elements of Natural Philosophy: Embracing the General Principles of ...

Leonard Dunnell Gale - Physics - 1838 - 276 pages
...found to weigh 1000 avoidupois ounces. The weight which a body loses in a fluid, is to its whole weight as the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the body. If a guinea weigh in air 129 grains, and on being immersed in water lose 7 1-4 of its weight, the proportion...
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