| Charles Haynes Haswell - 1844 - 298 pages
...PRHSSUIiE. The pressure of a fluid on any surface, whether vertical, olihque, or horizontal, is equal to **the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the surface pressed, and** height equal to the distance of the centre of gravity of the surface pressed, below the surface of... | |
| James Morton Spearman - 1844 - 446 pages
...pressure on the bottom ; and it follows, that the pressure of a fluid against any upright surface, **is equal to half the weight of a column of the fluid,** the base of which is equal to the surface pressed, and the altitude, to the depth of the fluid. When... | |
| London univ - 1846 - 326 pages
...HYDROSTATICS, &c., OPTICS. Examiner, Mr. JERKARD. 1 . Show that the pressure of a fluid on any 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... | |
| James Hann - 1848 - 352 pages
...h ftW 'J^»» d»* base of tiba containing * *s cHf )«({^ H'^T >^9<4uuitiuliur altitude, whatever **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... | |
| Charles Haynes Haswell - 1851 - 346 pages
...PRESSURE. The pressure of a fluid on any surface, whether vertical, oblique, or horizontal, is equal to **the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the surface pressed, and** height equal to the distance of the centre of gravity of the surface pressed, below the surface of... | |
| John Bourne - 1852 - 360 pages
...must be equal to the weight or pressure which generates that motion, which it is known is equal to **the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the** area of the surface and altitude, the height through which a body must fall to acquire the given velocity.-"... | |
| Ezra S. Winslow - 1853 - 264 pages
...whatever be its shape, sustains a pressure equal to the weight of the superincumbent fluid, or equal to **the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is equal to the** area of the bottom, and height equal to the distance from the bottom to the surface — equal to the... | |
| William Holms Chambers Bartlett - 1853 - 462 pages
...pressure exerted upon any surface by a heavy fluid is equal to the weight of a cylindrical or prismatic **column of the fluid whose base is equal to the surface pressed, and** whose altitude is equal to the distance of the centre of gravity of the surface below the tipper surface... | |
| J L. Ellenberger - 1854 - 336 pages
...increase per cent.? 192. Since the pressure of a fluid against any upright surface, as a canal gate, **is equal to half 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, find the pressure of... | |
| Carl Friedrich Peschel, Karl Friedrich Peschel - 1854 - 314 pages
...the weight of the 100 drops. The pressurt of a fluid on the base of the containing vessel is equal to **the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the** base of the vessel and its height to the distance of the surface of the fluid from the base. From this... | |
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