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Elementary treatise on physics, experimental and applied - Page 71
by Adolphe Ganot - 1868 - 861 pages

## Institutes of Natural Philosophy: Theoretical and Practical

William Enfield - Astronomy - 1811 - 476 pages
...half the pressure on au equal surface at the bottom XR ; which pressure (by Prop I. and III ) is equal to the weight of a column of water whose base is the surface ZC^, and whose height is the depth of the stream. Therefore the pressure against the surface...

## A System of Mechanical Philosophy, Volume 2

John Robison - Astronomy - 1822 - 736 pages
...contraction, by requiring an augmentation of velocity, employs a part of the impelling force precisely equal to the weight of a column of water whose base is the contracted passage, and whose height is the fall which would produce a velocity equal to this augmentation....

## A Popular Course of Pure and Mixed Mathematics ...: With Tables of ...

Peter Nicholson - Mathematics - 1825 - 1046 pages
...same time. PROP. 4. — The force oj a stream of watir against any plane obstacle at rest, is equal to the weight of a column of water, whose base is the section of the stream ; and height the space destended through by a falling body, to acquire that velocity....

## The Principles of Mechanics ...: To which is Now Added, an Appendix ...

William Emerson - Mechanical engineering - 1825 - 506 pages
...the fluid against the plane. 2s Cor. \ . The force of a stream of water against any plane, is eyual to the weight of a column of water, whose base is the section of the stream, and height !!£. ; or the height of the water, if it flow 2s through a hole...

## The Mechanics' Magazine, Volume 69

Industrial arts - 1858 - 648 pages
...object in the absence of any horizontal motion ! Nor is it hydrostatic pressure, which pressure is equal to the weight of a column of water whose base is the surface pressed, &c.; this pressure is that sustained by dock gates with a head of water on one side...

## Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 8

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1828 - 474 pages
...smaller, or larger, than the cylinder GH, the body of water supported by the workman is always equal to the weight of a column of water whose base is the surface of the piston Б, and depth the distance £ F above the surface of) the water In the well....

## Library of Useful Knowledge: Natural philosophy, Volume 1

1829 - 522 pages
...suction-pump, and, exclusive of the weight of the piston and its rods and the effects of friction, it is equal to the weight of a column of water whose base is the section of the piston, and whose height is the distance of the level of the water in the barrel AC...

## An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text Book ..., Volume 2

Denison Olmsted - Physics - 1832 - 402 pages
...suction-pump, and, exclusive of the weight of the piston and its rods, and the effects of friction, it is equal to the weight of a column of water whose base is the section of the piston, and whose height is the distance of the level of the water in the barrel AC,...