## A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies as Well as Private Tuition : in Two Volumes, Volume 2W. E. Dean, 1831 |

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**Fluids**Cohesive Force of Substances , 397 400 425 264 Strength of Gudgeons , & c . 439 273 Motion of Machines and their 274 Maximum Effects 446 277 Orifices in their Bases 281 Additions to Geodesic Operations 575 283 Descriptive ... Page 150

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**fluids**is considered . 7. Hydrodynamics is that in which the circumstances of their motion is investigated ...**Fluid**Body is that whose parts yield to the slightest impression , being easily moved among one another ; and its ... Page 151

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**fluid**. 17. Specific Gravity is the relation of the weights of dif ferent bodies of equal magnitude ; and so is proportional to the density of the body . NEWTONIAN AXIOMS . 18. EVERY body naturally endeavours to continue in its present ... Page 247

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**fluid**be raised higher than the rest , by any force , and then left to itself ; the higher parts will descend to the lower places , and the**fluid**will not rest , till its surface be quite even and level . For , the parts of a**fluid**... Page 248

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**fluid**, instead of the plane , sustain the same pres sure at the same depth . Corol . 2. The pressure of the**fluid**at any depth , is as the depth of the**fluid**. For the pressure is as the weight , and the weight is as the height of ...### Other editions - View all

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abscissas altitude axis ball base beam becomes body centre of gravity circle conic surface consequently Corol cosine curve cylinder denote density descending determine diameter direction distance draw earth equa equal equation equilibrio EXAM expression feet find the fluent fluid force given fluxion given plane ground line Hence horizontal plane hyperbola inches inclined plane intersection length logarithm measure motion moving multiplied nearly ordinates parabola parallel pendulum perpendicular position pressure prob PROBLEM PROP proportional quantity radius ratio rectangle resistance right angles right line roots Scholium side sine solid angle space specific gravity spherical excess spherical triangle square straight line supposed surface tangent theorem theref tion velocity vertex vertical plane vertical projections vibrations weight whole

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Page 467 - Or, by an. 249 of the same, the pressure is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid...

Page 74 - To prove that the exterior angle of a triangle is equal to the sum of the two interior opposite angles (see fig.

Page 203 - VI, its Corollaries and Scholium, for Constant Forces, are true in the Motions of. Bodies freely descending by their own Gravity ; namely, that the Velocities are as the Times, and the Spaces as the Squares of the Times, or as the Squares of the Velocities. FOR, since the force of gravity is uniform, and constantly the same, at all places near the earth's surface, or at nearly the same distance from the centre of the earth ; and since • this is the force by which bodies descend to the surface ;...

Page 247 - BPC) ; or, the pressure of a fluid on any surface is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid...

Page 297 - The workmen thought that substituting part silver was only a proper <perquisite; which taking air, Archimedes was appointed to examine it ; who, on putting...

Page 35 - Two planes are said to have the same or a like inclination to one another which two other planes have, when the said angles of inclination are equal to one another.

Page 83 - Let a, b, c, be the sides, and A, B, c, the angles of a spherical triangle, on the surface of a sphere whose radius is r ; then...

Page 393 - Multiply the number in the table of multiplicands, by the breadth and square of the depth, both in inches, and divide that product by the length, also, in inches; the quotient will be the weight in Jbs.t Example 1.

Page 252 - Weigh the denser body and the compound mass, separately, both in water and out of it ; then find how much each loses in water, by subtracting its weight in water from its weight in air ; and subtract the less of these remainders from the greater. Then...

Page 148 - Body is either Hard, Soft, or Elastic. A Hard Body is that whose parts do not yield to any stroke or percussion, but retains its figure unaltered. A Soft Body is that whose parts yield^to any stroke or impression, without restoring themselves again ; the figure of the body remaining altered.