| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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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