| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| 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,... | |
| William Grier - Mechanical engineering - 1832 - 366 pages
...inches in 12 feet length. The resistance which is opposed to a pump rod in raising water, is ~equal **to the weight of a column of water whose base is the** area of the piston, and height the height of the surface of the water in the body of the pump above... | |
| Denison Olmsted - Physics - 1835 - 374 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,... | |
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