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" 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
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The Principles of Fluxions: Designed for the Use of Students in the Universities

William Dealtry - Calculus - 1816 - 466 pages
...resistance opposed to a plane surface moving in a fluid, in a direction perpendicular to the plane, is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is the area of the plane, and height the space through which a body must fall by gravity to acquire its...
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The Principles of Hydrostatics: Designed for the Use of Students in the ...

Samuel Vince - Hydrostatics - 1820 - 151 pages
...supposed that the resistance against a plane perpendicular to the direction in which it move, is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the area of the plane, and altitude equal to that through which a body must fall to acquire the velocity...
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A System of Mechanical Philosophy, Volume 2

John Robison - Astronomy - 1822 - 50 pages
...fluid falling perpendicularly on an infinitely extended plane surface. This he demonstrates to be equal to the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is the area of the vein, and whose height is twice the fall producing the velocity. This demonstration...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 19

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...surface, is equ.ğl to the product of that portion by the depth and density of the fluid : "or it is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is the given surface and the altitude equal to the distance between the surface of the fluid and the centre...
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The Elements of Hydrostatics

Miles Bland - Hydrostatics - 1824
...plane surface meets with, when directly and perpendicularly striking an indefinite fluid, is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is the area of the plane, and altitude the height due to its velocity. Suppose therefore a=l, and z =...
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The Principles of Mechanics ...: To which is Now Added, an Appendix ...

William Emerson - Mechanical engineering - 1825 - 318 pages
...fluid, is as the square of the velocity ; and (putting vz= 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, it is but half 64 so much. 5. The friction of a fluid running...
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The Repertory of patent inventions [formerly The Repertory of arts ...

...the real resistance to a plane by a fluid acting in a direction perpendicular to its face, is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is the plane," or, " if the resistance increases as the cube of the velocity;" it must be obvious, that,...
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An Elementary Treatise on Mechanics: Comprehending the Doctrine of ...

John Farrar - Dynamics - 1825 - 440 pages
...or pressure which generates that motion ; and which, it is known, is equal to the weight or pressure of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the plane, and its altitude equal to the height through which a body must fall by the force of gravity,...
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A Collection of Cambridge Mathematical Examination Papers: Papers in the ...

John Martin Frederick Wright - Astronomy - 1831
...Explain the action of a syphon. 3. The whole pressure on any surface immersed in a fluid, is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the surface pressed, and its height equal to the depth of the centre of gravity of that surface below the surface of the fluid....
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The Elements of Hydrostatics and Hydrodynamics

William Hallowes Miller - Fluid dynamics - 1831 - 95 pages
...limits ; .-. pressure on BPC=gpX. (area BPC) ; or, the pressure of a fluid on any surface is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is equal to the area of the surface, and altitude equal to the depth of the centre of gravity of the surface below...
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