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