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

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**hence**if P be the pressure which the fluid exerts upon this surface A , since the pressure is uniform , and therefore the actual pressure upon each unit is P , the pressure upon the A units must be A times p , or P = pA . It may be here ... Page 5

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**Hence**in all cases the pressure of fluids is normal to the sur- faces pressed . ( Art . 1. ) It is true that very few fluids answer strictly to the defi- nition given above ( Art . 1 ) ; there is generally a certain amount of friction ... Page 6

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**Hence**in Hydrostatics all fluids whatever may be assumed to be perfect fluids . 7. The law of transmission of pressure through fluids , which was alluded to above , may be stated as follows : A force applied to the surface of a fluid at ... Page 9

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**Hence**, the unit of weight assumed in formula ( 2 ) equals the gth part of the weight of the unit of volume of the substance by reference to which p is estimated . 11. It is sometimes convenient , in reference to uniform fluids , to ... Page 13

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**hence**the pressure on the base equals the weight of the prism . Since a is very small the pressure upon it may be con- sidered uniform throughout its area , because the error intro- duced by this will not be comparable with the whole ...### Other editions - View all

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