## Elementary Hydrostatics: With Numerous ExamplesMacmillan and Company, 1866 - 155 pages |

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**axis**, be considered . No circumstances affecting the equilibrium of the particles of fluid will be introduced by supposing those form- ing the prism to be solidified into one mass , ( Art . 5 ) . But under this supposition the rigid ... Page 13

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**axis**and therefore horizontal . These two systems of vertical and horizontal forces must be separately in equilibrium , and hence the pressure on the base equals the weight of the prism . Since a is very small the pressure upon it may ... Page 14

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**axis**, and a very small transverse sec- tion a to become solid ; this can in no way affect the conditions of equilibrium of the fluid . ( Art . 5. ) This prism is kept at rest by P the pressures on its two ends P , Q normal to these ... Page 16

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**axis**is PP ' and whose transverse section is very small and equal a ; this prism of fluid is kept at rest by the normal and therefore horizontal pressures of the fluids upon its sides , the pressure downwards at P , equal to pa , the ... Page 32

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**axis**is vertical and its top is just level with the surface ; find the total normal pressure upon its bottom and sides . By Art . ( 16 ) , this total pressure is equal to the weight of a cylindrical column of water whose base equals the ...### Other editions - View all

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