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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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A Treatise on the Steam Engine: In Its Application to Mines, Mills, Steam ...

Artizan Club (London, England), John Bourne (C. E.) - Steam engineering - 1847 - 258 pages
...which a quiescent fluid oppose* to a plane surface moving through it with a given velocity, is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is the plane, and altitude the game as that which is due to the velocity of motion ; that is, the height...
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Principles of Physics and Meteorology

Johann Heinrich Jacob Müller - Fisica - 1847 - 581 pages
...vessel in which it is contained is quite independent of the form of the vessel, and is always equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is the bottom of the vessel, and whose height is the vertical distance from the bottom to the surface...
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Railway Locomotion and Steam Navigation: Their Principles and Practice

John Curr - Railroads - 1847 - 181 pages
...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, and altitude equal to that which is due to the velocity of the motion, or through which...
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Engineers' and Mechanics' Pocket-book ...

Charles Haynes Haswell - Engineering - 1851 - 286 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 that which is due to the velocity of the motion, or through which...
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A Treatise on the Screw Propeller: With Various Suggestions of Improvement

John Bourne - Propellers - 1852 - 243 pages
...motion must be equal to the weight or pressure which generates that motion, which it is known is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the area of the surface and altitude, the height through which a body must fall to acquire the given velocity.-"...
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The Computist's Manual of Facts: And Merchant's and Mechanic's Calculator ...

Ezra S. Winslow - Business mathematics - 1853 - 252 pages
...whatever be its shape, sustains a pressure equal to the weight of the superincumbent fluid, or equal to the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is equal to the area of the bottom, and height equal to the distance from the bottom to the surface — equal to the...
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Elements of Analytical Mechanics

William Holms Chambers Bartlett - Mechanics, Analytic - 1853 - 445 pages
...pressure exerted upon any surface by a heavy fluid is equal to the weight of a cylindrical or prismatic column of the fluid whose base is equal to the surface pressed, and whose altitude is equal to the distance of the centre of gravity of the surface below the tipper surface...
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The Book of the Garden, Volume 1

Charles McIntosh - Gardening - 1853
...in a vessel is in a quiescent state, every particle is pressed in every direction with a force equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is the particle pressed, and whose altitude is equal to the depth of the particle below the surface :...
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Elements of Physics, Volume 1

Karl Friedrich Peschel - Physics - 1854
...the weight of the 100 drops. The pressurt of a fluid on the base of the containing vessel is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the base of the vessel and its height to the distance of the surface of the fluid from the base. From this...
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Solutions of the problems and riders proposed in the Senate-house ...

Cambridge univ, exam. papers - 1854
...to the weight of a column of the fluid, the base of which is equal to the area of the surface, and altitude equal to the depth of the centre of gravity of the surface below the surface of the fluid. A cylindrical vessel is filled with equal masses of two incompressible...
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