Therefore the specific gravity of a solid or a liquid body, is the ratio of its weight to the weight of an equal volume of water... Book III - Page 84by George William Myers - 1908Full view - About this book
| James Renwick - Mechanics - 1832 - 558 pages
...gravity beneath the surface. CHAPTER IV. OF SPECIFIC GRAVITIES. 337. The specific gravity of a body **is the ratio of its weight to the weight of an equal** volume of some other body. In this general sense, it is equivalent to density, which is the relation... | |
| Denison Olmsted - Physics - 1837 - 374 pages
...its weight to the weight of an equal volume of water ; and the specific gravity of an aeriform body, **is the ratio of its weight to the weight of an equal** volume of air But a ratio is expressed by a vulgar fraction, whose numerator is the antecedent and... | |
| Denison Olmsted - Physics - 1838 - 378 pages
...and liquids, and common air for gases. Therefore the specific gravity of a solid or a liquid body, **is the ratio of its weight to the weight of an equal** volume of water; and the specific gravity of an aeriform body, is the ratio of its weight to the weight... | |
| George Leonard (Jr.) - Arithmetic - 1839 - 362 pages
...make ? Answer, a cubic pile 8 ft. square. SPECIFIC GRAVITY. LESSON 182. The specific gravity of any **substance is the ratio of its weight to the weight of an equal bulk of** fresh water ; thus, if the substance weighs 2 oz., and an equal bulk of water 1 oz., its specific gravity... | |
| George Leonard - Arithmetic - 1841 - 354 pages
...it make ? Ans. a cubic pile 8 ft. square. SPECIFIC GRAVITY. LESSON 191. The specific gravity of any **substance is the ratio of its weight to the weight of an equal bulk of** fresh water ; thus, if the substance weighs 2 oz., and an equal bulk of water 1 oz., its specific gravity... | |
| George Leonard - Arithmetic - 1841 - 352 pages
...it make ? Ans. a cubic pile 8 ft. square. SPECIFIC GRAVITY. LESSON 191. The specific gravity of any **substance is the ratio of its weight to the weight of an equal bulk of** fresh water ; thus, if the substance weighs 2 oz., and an equal bulk of water 1 oz., its specific gravity... | |
| Denison Olmsted - Physics - 1844 - 618 pages
...its weight to the weight of an equal volume of water; and the specific gravity of an aeriform body, **is the ratio of its weight to the weight of an equal** volume of air. But a ratio is expressed by a vulgar fraction, whose numerator is the antecedent, and... | |
| Friedrich Ludwig Knapp - Chemistry, Technical - 1848 - 606 pages
...Experiments made at Le Bouchet have proved this fact very clearly ; it was found, that when compared with **the weight of an equal bulk of water : the weight of a** certain bulk of powder was Before glazing .... 0.810 After 4 hours' exposure in the barrels . 0.833... | |
| Dionysius Lardner - Astronomy - 1851 - 800 pages
...weight of its own bulk of water above its weight is greater. 661. The buoyancy of a solid depends on **the ratio of its weight to the weight of an equal bulk of** the liquid. — The support, whether partial or total, which a solid sustains from a liquid in which... | |
| Denison Olmsted - Physics - 1851 - 494 pages
...its weight to the weight of an equal volume of water ; and the specific gravity of an aeriform body, **is the ratio of its weight to the weight of an equal** volume of air. But a ratio is expressed by a vulgar fraction. whose numerator is the antecedent, and... | |
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