| 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... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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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