| Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1839 - 380 pages
...these forces by increasing or diminishing their bulk. 79. When a solid body floats at rest in a fluid, **its weight is equal to the weight of the fluid displaced and the** centres of gravity of the body and of the fluid displaced are in the same vertical line. The first... | |
| Thomas Minchin Goodeve - 1874 - 340 pages
...be equal and opposite, and therefore the weight of the ship must be equal to the weight of the water **displaced, and the line joining the centres of gravity of the solid and** water displaced must be vertical. This law holds good in the case of any solid, whether wholly or partly... | |
| Thomas Minchin Goodeve - 1874 - 336 pages
...be equal and opposite, and therefore the weight of the ship must be equal to the weight of the water **displaced, and the line joining the centres of gravity of the solid and** water displaced must be vertical. This law holds good in the case of any solid, whether wholly or partly... | |
| Thomas Minchin Goodeve - 1886 - 252 pages
...in opposite directions. Therefore the weight of the ship or solid must equal the weight of the water **displaced, and the line joining the centres of gravity of the solid and** water displaced must be vertical. Whether the solid be wholly or partially immersed in the liquid,... | |
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