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" 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 to the surface pressed, and... "
A Course of Mathematics: In Three Volumes : Composed for the Use of the ... - Page 247
by Charles Hutton - 1811
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A Course of Mathematics for the Use of Academies: As Well as ..., Volume 2

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...
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An Elementary Treatise on Mechanics: Comprehending the Doctrine of ...

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,...
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A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies as Well as ..., Volume 2

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....
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A Collection of Cambridge Mathematical Examination Papers: Papers in the ...

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....
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The Elements of Hydrostatics and Hydrodynamics

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...
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Mechanics for Practical Men: Containing Explanations of the Principles of ...

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...
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The Elements of Physics

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...
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Mechanics of Fluids for Practical Men: Comprising Hydrostatics, Descriptive ...

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...
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The Cambridge course of elementary natural philosophy, being the ...

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...
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A manual for mechanics' institutions

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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