| Isaac Dalby - 1806 - 526 pages
...the velocity v, or to (V— 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... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1807 - 464 pages
...the fluid. 271. 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 PROPOSITION... | |
| 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... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1812 - 624 pages
...by a Dam or Siuice, made to fien ufi a Body of Water. By art. 3 1 3 Hydrostatics, (in this volume) **the pressure of a fluid against any upright surface,...altitude the same as that of the surface. Or, by art.** 3 14 of the same, the pressure is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, •whose base is equal... | |
| 1812 - 352 pages
...pressure is the same against the bottom, as against its sides, or even upwards, at the same depth. 6. **The pressure of a fluid against any upright surface,...the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is** the surface pressed, and its altitude the same as the altitude of that surface. 7. The pressure of... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1815 - 686 pages
...demonstrated that the resistance of a cylinder, which moves in the direction of its axis, is equal to **the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to** that of the cylinder, and its altitude equal to the height through which a body must fall in vacuo,... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1816 - 618 pages
...sustained by a. Dam or Sluice, made tofien ufl a J3ody of Water. By art. 313 Hydrostatics, (in this volume) **the pressure of a fluid against any upright surface, as the gate of a sluice or canal, is equal** vo half the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the surface pressed, and its altitude... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1818 - 686 pages
...against one of the upright sides, or half the pressure against the whole upright surface. 313. Carol. 3. **The pressure of a fluid against any upright surface,...whose base is equal to the surface pressed, and its** aliitude the same as the altitude of that surface. For the pressure on a horizontal base equal to tin-... | |
| Samuel Vince - 1820 - 472 pages
...supposed that the resistance against a plane perpendicular to the direction in which it move, is equal to **the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the** area of the plane, and altitude equal to that through which a body must fall to acquire the velocity... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1822 - 680 pages
...against one of the upright sides, or half the pressure against the whole upright surface, 313, Cbrol. 3; **The pressure, of a fluid against any upright Surface, as the gate of a sluice or canal, is equal** io half th<* weight of a column of the fluid whose base is equal to the surface pressed, and its altitude... | |
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