An Introduction to the Mechanics of Fluids

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Longmans, Green, 1915 - Fluid mechanics - 249 pages

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Page 18 - Every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far as it may be compelled by impressed forces to change that state.
Page 30 - Moment of a Force. — The moment of a force with respect to a point is the product of the force multiplied by the perpendicular distance from the given point to the direction of the force.
Page 96 - A solid heavier than a fluid will, if placed in it, descend to the bottom of the fluid, and the solid will, when weighed in the fluid, be lighter than its true weight by the weight of the fluid displaced.
Page 235 - The value attached to each question is shown in brackets after the question. But a full and correct answer to an easy question will in all cases secure a larger number of marks than an incomplete or inexact answer to a more difficult one.
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Page 2 - By a change of temperature and pressure combined, a substance can in general be made to pass from one state into another; thus by gradually increasing the temperature a solid piece of ice can be melted into the liquid state of water, and the water again can be...

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