| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1839
...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... | |
| 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 - 1846
...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... | |
| James Pilkington - Formulas, recipes, etc - 1847 - 482 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. EXAMPLE. A vessel 3 feet square and 7 feet deep,... | |
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