| Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1839
...shown 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. The instruments used for ascertaining specific gravities are the hydrostatic balance and the... | |
| Encyclopaedia - 1845
...difference is the weight of an equal volume 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.** Consequently, if W be the weight of a body in air, W its weight in water, or any other fluid, S the... | |
| James Hann - Mechanics - 1848 - 325 pages
...fluid displaced by the part immersed is equal in weight to the weight of the whole body. Therefore, **the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the body,** as the whole magnitude of the body is to the part immersed. The specific gravities of equal solids... | |
| John Weale - 1850
...fluid displaced by the part immersed is equal in weight to the weight of the whole body. Therefore **the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the body** as the whole magnitude of the body is to the part immersed. The specific gravities of equal solids... | |
| Henry White - 1864
...and show 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. 10. Explain the principle of the hydraulic press, and find the mechanical power in a machine... | |
| Robert Johnston (F.R.G.S.) - Civil service - 1869 - 178 pages
...and show 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. 10. Explain the principle of the hydraulic press, and find the mechanical power in a machine... | |
| John Thurlow - 1871
...Cor. 1. When a body is wholly 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 body.** is For as in the proposition above, suppose the body kept in position by a string, then weight lost... | |
| Stephen Roper - Mechanical engineering - 1884 - 675 pages
...quantity of fluid displaced by the part immersed is equal to the weight of the whole body. And 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. The specific gravities of equal solids... | |
| Stephen Roper - Fire engines - 1889 - 390 pages
...quantity of fluid displaced by the part immerged is equal to the weight of the whole body. And 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 immerged. The specific gravities of equal solids... | |
| Leroy J. Blinn - Alloys - 1891 - 296 pages
...quantity of fluid displaced by the part immersed is equal to the weight of the whole body. And 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. The specific gravities of equal solids... | |
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