| Charles Hutton - 1826 - 682 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,...or canal, is equal to half the weight of a column** oftlie fluid whose base is equal to the • iirl.t! r pressed, and its altitude the same as the altitude... | |
| John Farrar - 1825 - 492 pages
...or pressure which generates that motion ; and which, it is known, is equal to the weight or pressure **of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the** plane, and its altitude equal to the height through which a body must fall by the force of gravity,... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1831 - 662 pages
...against one of the upright sides, or half the pressure against the whole upright surface. Carol. 3. **The pressure of a fluid against any upright surface,...equal to half the weight of a column of the fluid** \vliose base is equal to the surface pressed, and its altitude the same as the altitude of that surface.... | |
| John Martin Frederick Wright - 1831 - 282 pages
...Explain the action of a syphon. 3. The whole pressure on any surface immersed in a fluid, is equal to **the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the surface pressed, and its** height equal to the depth of the centre of gravity of that surface below the surface of the fluid.... | |
| William Hallows Miller - 1831 - 124 pages
...limits ; .-. pressure on BPC=gpX. (area BPC) ; or, the pressure of a fluid on any surface is equal to **the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is equal to the** area of the surface, and altitude equal to the depth of the centre of gravity of the surface below... | |
| James Hann, Isaac Dodds - 1833 - 234 pages
...vessel, is as the base and perpendicular altitude, whatever may be the figure of the containing vessel. **The pressure of a fluid against any upright surface, as the gate of a sluice,** is equal to the area of that surface multiplied by half its depth. Ex. — If the gate of a sluice... | |
| Thomas Webster - 1837 - 512 pages
...Hydrostatia, Art. 33. L2 the following simple terms : — ' The pressure of a fluid on apy surface is **the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the** area of the surface pressed, and whose height is equal to the depth of the centre of gravity of the... | |
| Alexander Jamieson - 1837 - 516 pages
...perpendicularly to any surface immersed in it, or otherwise exposed to its influence, is measured by **the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the** area pressed, and whose altitude is the same as the depth of the centre of gravity of that area beneath... | |
| John Charles Snowball - 1838 - 114 pages
...Pressure, SEC." u. ED [CoR. 1. By Art. 8. the pressure of a fluid on a horizontal plane immersed in it is **the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is equal to the** area of the plane and whose height is the depth of the plane below the surface of the fluid. Wherefore... | |
| Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1839 - 380 pages
...these, is proportional to the depth. 75. The pressure on any surface immersed in a fluid is equal to **the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is equal to the** area of the surface pressed, and height equal to the depth of the centre of gravity of the surface... | |
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