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A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies as Well as Private Tuition ... - Page 249
by Charles Hutton - 1831

A New and Enlarged Military Dictionary: Or, Alphabetical Explanation of ...

Charles James - 1805 - 1236 pages
...a fluid is as the square of the velocity; and putting r~ velocity in feet in a second ; it is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is the plane, and height ā . And in a globe 64 it is but half so much. 5. As to the mechanic powers,...

A Course of Mathematics ...: Designed for the Use of the Officers ..., Volume 2

Isaac Dalby - 1806 - 526 pages
...the velocity v, or to (Vā v]* x v. In estimating the force of the stream upon tlic floats, we take a column of the fluid whose base is equal to the surface of one float only, because the section of the impinging stream which is perpendicular to the direction...

Book I. Of the apparent motions of the celestial bodies. Book II. Of the ...

Pierre Simon marquis de Laplace - 1809 - 408 pages
...experienced. If a fluid acts only by its weight, its entire pression is equal to the weight of a prism of the fluid, whose base is equal to the surface pressed, and whose height is the distance of the centre of gravity of this surface from the level surface of the...

An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Mechanics: In Five Books ...

William Marrat - 1810 - 512 pages
...Ee were a plane surface moving perpendicularly in a fluid, the resistance against it would be equal to the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is the surface resisted, and altitude the space through which a body must fall from rest, in vacuo, to...

A Course of Mathematics: In Three Volumes : Composed for the Use of the ...

Charles Hutton - 1811 - 424 pages
...pressure of a fluid against any upright surface, as the gate of a sluice or canal, is equal to half the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the surface pressed, and its altitude the same as that of the surface. Or, by art. 31* of the same, the pressure is equal to the weight of...

A Course of Mathematics ...: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military ...

Charles Hutton - 1811 - 406 pages
...and its altitude the same as that of the surface. Or, by art. 314 of the same, .the pressure is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the surface pressed, and if s altitude equal to the depth of the centre of gravity below' the top or surface of the water ;...

A Course of Mathematics ...: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military ...

Charles Hutton - 1811 - 444 pages
...fluid. S09. Carel. 309. Carol. 3. The pressure of the fluid on any horizontal surface or plane, is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to that plane, and altitude is its depth below the upper surface of the fluid. 'PROPOSITION LXI. 310....

A Course of Mathematics: In Three Volumes : Composed for the Use of the ...

Charles Hutton - 1811 - 496 pages
...The Real Resistance to a Plane, by a Fluid acting in a Direction perpendicular to its Face, is tqual 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...