| David Steel - 1805 - 390 pages
...1030 Fir 548 . 1520 Tar 1015 Cork 240 Lignum Vitae.. . 1327 River Water... 1009 Common Air . 1.232 **As the weight lost in water Is to the whole weight,...gravity of water To the specific gravity of the body.** Apiece of fine copper weighed 9/6. but in water only 8/fr. Required its specific gravity? n>. a>. oz.... | |
| William Marrat - Mechanics - 1810 - 512 pages
...body loses in water. Then say, As the weight lost in water, It to the abtolttte weight of the body, **So is the specific gravity of water, To the specific gravity of the body.** For, let W be the weight of the body, u> the weight lost in the fluid, which by art. 487, is also equal... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811
...heavier than water, weigh it both in water and out of water, and take the difference, which will he **the weight lost in water. Then say, As the weight...gravity of water, To the specific gravity of the body,** i EXAMPLE. A piece of stone v/eighed lOlb, but in water only 6flb, required its specific gravity ?... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811
...greater. Then say, by proportion, As the last remainder, Is to the weight of the light body in air, **So is the specific gravity of water, To the specific gravity of the body.** f-.1V That is, the specific gravity is s = -. — — . — — —~T\t by cor. 6, prop. 64. . EXAMPLE.... | |
| Olinthus Gregory - Mechanical engineering - 1815 - 604 pages
...the general rule iu words at length is this : As the weight lost in water Is to the whole or absolute **weight ; So is the specific gravity of water To the specific gravity of the body.** II. When the body nill not sink in water, being specifically lighter. In this case attach to it a piece... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1822 - 680 pages
...Iw the' ipeeific gravity of water. That is, As the weighMost in water, Is to the whole or absolute **weight, So is the specific gravity of water, To the specific gravity of the body. EXAMPLE.** If a piece of stone weigh IQlb, but in water only 6f lb? required its specific gravity, that of water... | |
| James Mitchell - Mathematics - 1823 - 684 pages
...greater. Then use this proportion : As the last remainder Is to the weight of the light body in air, **So is the specific gravity of water To the specific gravity of the body.** When the specific gravity of a, fluid is required. — Take some body of known specific gravity ; weigh... | |
| Robert Brunton - Mechanical engineering - 1828 - 222 pages
...will be the weight lost in water ; then say, As the weight lost in water, Is to the whole or absolute **weight ; So is the specific gravity of water, To the specific gravity of the body. EXAMPLE.** What is the specific gravity of a stone which weighs 10 libs, but in the water only 6| libs, water... | |
| John Bonnycastle - Geometry - 1829 - 252 pages
...weight in air. Then as the difference in these remainders is to the weight of the light body in air, **So is the specific gravity of water to the specific gravity of the body. EXAMPLE.** Suppose a piece of elm weighs in air 15 pounds, and that a piece of copper which weighs 18 pounds in... | |
| John Bonnycastle - Measurement - 1833 - 310 pages
...of water, and the difference will be the weight lost in the water. Then, as the weight lost in the **water, is to the whole weight, So is the specific...gravity of the body. EXAMPLE. A piece of stone weighed** in air 10 pounds, but in water only 6| pounds. Required its specific gravity. 10 6* 3* : 10 :: 1000... | |
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