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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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Solutions of the Problems and Riders Proposed in the Senate-house ...

William Walton, Charles Frederick Mackenzie - Mathematics - 1854 - 225 pages
...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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Cambridge examination papers: a suppl. to the University calendar, 1856-59

Cambridge univ, exam. papers - 1856
...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. The inclinations of the axis of a submerged solid cylinder to the vertical...
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Orr's Circle of the Sciences: Mechanical philosophy

William Somerville Orr - Science - 1856
...plane, or on the same level. 2. The pressure perpendicular to a surface immersed in a fluid is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is the area A of the surface, and whose altitude is the perpendicular depth of the centre of gravity of...
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Science Popularly Explained: The Principles of Natural and Physical Science ...

David Ames Wells - Science - 1856 - 568 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 df 'the vessel, and sliose height is the vertical distance from the bottom to the surface...
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The Mechanical Principles of Engineering and Architecture

Henry Moseley - Architecture - 1856 - 699 pages
...the weight of a prism of the fluid whose base is equal in area to the surface pressed, and its height to the depth of the centre of gravity of the surface pressed. — Hydroiiaticf, Art. 81. Let— =<r; then, if the fluid be water, a represents the ^ i specific gravity...
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Considerations on the Suggestions of the University Commissioners with ...

Henry Latham - 1857 - 59 pages
...equal to the weight of a column of 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. How does this differ from the resultant pressure of the fluid on the...
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Elements of Mechanics: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and High Schools

William Guy Peck - Mechanics - 1859 - 338 pages
...surface is the base. Hence, the vertical component of the pressure on any element of the surface is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the horizontal projection of the element, and whose altitude is equal to the distance of the element from...
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The Circle of the Sciences: Mechanical philosophy

William Somerville Orr - Science - 1860
...plane, or on the same level. 2. The pressure perpendicular to a surface immersed in a fluid is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is the area A of the surface, and whose altitude is the perpendicular depth of the centre of gravity of...
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Mathematics for Practical Men: Being a Common-place Book of Principles ...

Olinthus Gregory - 1863
...the vessel containing it, or of any other surface, real or imaginary, in contact with it, is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to that particle, and whose height is equal to its depth below the upper surface of the fluid. 4. If,...
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The Elements of Mechanical Physics

John Charles Buckmaster - Mechanics - 1864 - 188 pages
...mercury. It has been shown that the pressure of a fluid on a horizontal plane immersed in it was equal to the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is equal to the area of the plane, and whose height is the depth of the plane below the surface of the fluid. The pressure...
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