| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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 =... | |
| 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... | |
| ...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,... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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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