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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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Engineers' and Mechanics' Pocket-book ...

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...
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The British gunner

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...
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The London University Calendar

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...
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Theoretical and Practical Mechanics: Designed Principally for Practical Men

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...
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Engineers' and Mechanics' Pocket-book ...

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...
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A Treatise on the Screw Propeller: With Various Suggestions of Improvement

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.-"...
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The Computist's Manual of Facts: And Merchant's and Mechanic's Calculator ...

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...
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Elements of Analytical Mechanics

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...
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The course of arithmetic as taught in the Pestalozzian school, Worksop ...

J L. Ellenberger - 1854 - 338 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...
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Elements of Physics, Volume 1

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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