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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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The Elements of Mechanics, Including Hydrostatics: with Numerous Examples

Samuel Newth - Mechanics, Analytic - 1864 - 364 pages
...weight of a column of the fluid whose base equals the area of the given surface, and whose height is equal to the depth of the centre of gravity of the surface below the surface of the fluid. Ex. 1. To find the pressure on a rectangular plane 10 in. by 4, when...
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The Cambridge Course of Elementary Natural Philosophy: Being the ...

Hydrostatics - 1864 - 179 pages
...conclusion may be drawn : — The pressure of 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...
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ELEMENTS OF ANALYTICAL MECHANICS

W.H.C. BARTLETT, LL.D., - 1866
...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 beloio the upper surface...
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Examination papers collected by A. Clark as a student and as an examiner

1867
...advantage. 9. The difference of pressures on a given small area at different depths in a fluid is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is the given area and whose height is the difference of depths. Show how the principles of hydrostatics,...
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An Elementary Course of Hydrostatics and Sound

Richard Wormell - Hydrostatics - 1870 - 156 pages
...of a column of liquid, tlte area of whose base is equal to that of the surface, and whose height is equal to the depth of the centre of gravity of the surface. Let the surface be divided into a great number of very small rectangular areas alt a2, a3 and let the...
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Elementary Treatise on Mechanics: For the Use of Colleges and Schools of Science

William Guy Peck - Mechanics - 1870 - 296 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 the horizontal projection of the element, and whose altitude is the distance of the element from the...
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Familiar Science; or, the practical application of the principles of natural ...

1870
...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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A First Book of Natural Philosophy: An Introduction to the Study of Statics ...

Samuel Newth - 1871 - 136 pages
...plane surfaces applies also to curved surfaces. The total pressure of a fluid upon any surface is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is the area of the given surface, and whose height is the depth of the centre of gravity of the surface...
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Appleton's Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics, Engine-work, and ..., Volume 1

Engineering - 1873
...which a quiescent fluid opposes 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 same as that which is due to the velocity of motion ; that is, the height...
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Appleton's Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics, Engine-work, and ..., Volume 2

Mechanical engineering - 1874
...6. The pressure of a fluid on any surface, whether vertical, oblique, or horizontal, is equal to thi weight of a column of the fluid whose base is equal to the surface pressed, and height eqftal to the dis tance of the centre of gravity of that surface below the upper horizontal...
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