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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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Elements of Mechanics: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and High Schools

William Guy Peck - 1859 - 368 pages
...is the base. Hence, the vertical component of the pressure on any element of the surface is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to the horizontal projection of the element, and whose altitude is equal to the distance of the element from...
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Mathematics for Practical Men: Being a Common-place Book of Principles ...

Olinthus Gregory - 1863 - 482 pages
...the vessel containing it, or of any other surface, real or imaginary, in contact with it, is equal to the weight of a column of the fluid, whose base is equal to that particle, and whose height is equal to its depth below the upper surface of the fluid. 4. If,...
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The Elements of Mechanical Physics

John Charles Buckmaster - 1864 - 204 pages
...mercury. It has been shown that the pressure of a fluid on a horizontal plane immersed in it was equal to 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. The pressure...
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The Cambridge Course of Elementary Natural Philosophy: Being the ...

Thomas Lund - 1864 - 188 pages
...88. COR. 1. By Art. 64, the pressure of a fluid on a horizontal plane immersed in it was shewn to be 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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Elements of Analytical Mechanics

William Holms Chambers Bartlett - 1866 - 520 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 beloio the upper surface...
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Appleton's Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics, Engine-work, and ..., Volume 2

1874 - 1186 pages
...6. The pressure of a fluid on any surface, whether vertical, oblique, or horizontal, is equal to thi weight of a column of the fluid whose base is equal to the surface pressed, and height eqftal to the dis tance of the centre of gravity of that surface below the upper horizontal...
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Annual Reports of the War Department, Part 3

United States. War Department - 1885 - 996 pages
.../ Call the required distance P. We know the total pressure upon a submerged surface to be equal to the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is equal in area to the surface pressed and whose altitude is equal to the distance of the center of gravity...
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Morrison's Practical Engineer and Mechanics' Guide: Containing a Glance at ...

William A. Morrison - 1887 - 224 pages
...whatever be its shape, sustains a pressure equal to the weight of the superincumbent fluid, or erjual 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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