Books Books 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 ## Introduction to Mensuration and Practical Geometry

John Bonnycastle - Measurement - 1833 - 288 pages
...oblique, is equal to the weight of a column of water, the base being equal to the surface pressed, and the altitude equal to the depth of the centre of gravity, of the surface pressed, below the top or surface of the fluid. PROBLEM I. In a vessel filled with water, the sides of which... ## An Introduction to Mensuration and Practical Geometry

John Bonnycastle - Measurement - 1835 - 288 pages
...oblique, is equal to the weight of a column of water, the base being equal to the surface pressed, and the altitude equal to the depth of the centre of gravity, of the surface pressed, below the top or surface of the fluid. PROBLEM I. In a vessel filled with water, the sides of which... ## The Principles of Mechanics: Explaining and Demonstrating the General Laws ...

William Emerson, G. A. Smeaton - Mechanical engineering - 1836 - 320 pages
...fluid, is as the square of the velocity ; and (putting v — 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... ## The elements of physics

Thomas Webster - 1837
...Hydrostatia, Art. 33. L2 the following simple terms : — ' The pressure of a fluid on apy surface is the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the area of the surface pressed, and whose height is equal to the depth of the centre of gravity of the... ## Mechanics of Fluids for Practical Men: Comprising Hydrostatics, Descriptive ...

Alexander Jamieson - Fluid mechanics - 1837 - 472 pages
...fluid pressure demonstrated in the first chapter, that the force of the fluid against d: — Is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is the point d, and altitude the perpendicular depth of that point below the tipper surface ofthefluid.... ## The Cambridge course of elementary natural philosophy, being the ...

John Charles Snowball - Hydrostatics - 1838 - 81 pages
...conclusion may be drawn. The pressure exercised by a fluid on any horizontal plane placed in it, is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is the area of the plane, and whose height is the depth of the plane below the horizontal surface of the... ## A manual for mechanics' institutions

...of these, is proportional to the depth. 75. The 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 area of the surface pressed, and height equal to the depth of the centre of gravity of the surface... ## Engineers' and Mechanics' Pocket-book ...

Charles Haynes Haswell - Engineering - 1844 - 264 pages
...real resistance to a plane, from 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, and altitude equal to th at which is due to the velocity of the motion, or through which... ## THE LONDON UNIVERSITY CALENDAR

...HYDROSTATICS, &c., OPTICS. Examiner, Mr. JERKARD. 1 . Show that the pressure of a fluid on any surface is the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is equal to the area of the surface pressed, and whose height is equal to the depth of the centre of gravity of the... 