| 1804 - 476 pages
...a cylindric column of the fluid, whose base is the surface pressed, and altitude the perpendicular **depth of the centre of gravity of the surface pressed below the** surface of the fluid. 8. Construct and investigate the magnifying power of the common astronomical... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1811 - 404 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 ;... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1811 - 442 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| Isaac Dalby - 1813 - 538 pages
...act against a plane in a perpendicular direction, the real or absolute force on the plane is equal **to the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is** the plane, and height equal to the height through which a heavy body must descend from rest by its... | |
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