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

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... . NOTE . It is very important to remember the unit of weight in terms of which W is here given . It can be discovered as follows : The

... . NOTE . It is very important to remember the unit of weight in terms of which W is here given . It can be discovered as follows : The

**equation**W = pVg signifies that the weight of the volume V of any 8 PRELIMINARY DEFINITIONS. Page 9

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**equation**, it appears very clearly , as in ( Art . 10 , Note ) , what is the unit of weight here assumed . The**equation**( 3 ) declares that the weight of AND EXPLANATIONS . 9. Page 10

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**equation**( 3 ) , is the weight of the unit of volume of the substance by reference to which S is estimated . It may be well to caution against the following error , which results from forgetting that the units of weight in ( 2 ) and ( 3 ) ... Page 13

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**equation**( 1 ) where the weight of the prism of fluid is put equal to gp x its volume . It is * It appears from ( Art . 14 ) that pa strictly gives the pressure on the hori- zontal area a for any value of a ; but in the proof of the ... Page 18

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**equation**( 1 ) was obtained , and we may substitute from ( 2 ) into ( 1 ) : we thus get P = gpzA ; but the right - hand side of this**equation**is 18 INELASTIC FLUIDS .### Other editions - View all

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