## Elementary Hydrostatics: With Numerous Examples |

### Other editions - View all

Elementary Hydrostatics: With Numerous Examples. Fourth Edition Sir John Budd Phear No preview available - 2017 |

### Common terms and phrases

action of gravity air-pump angular velocity apparent weight atmospheric pressure axis vertical barometer body boiling Boyle's law center of gravity center of pressure cloth column common surface condensed cone contained Crown 8vo cubic foot cubic inch cylinder density depth difference displaced fluid distilled water elastic fluids equal equation equilibrium filled find the specific floats fluid displaced fluid pressures gases given gravity of mercury heat hence horizontal plane Hydrometer immersed increase instrument latus rectum liquid lower mass measured normal pressure paraboloid particles perpendicular piston placed portion position prism produced proportion radius ratio represent resolved resultant saturating shew sides sink solid specific gravity square inch standard substance steam string stroke supposed temperature tension thermometer triangle tube uniform unit of length unit of volume unit of weight upwards valve vapour vertex vessel W₁ weighs 1000 ozs

### Popular passages

Page 138 - ... must be placed within it to make it sink to the same depth as before. Shew that if a be the length of the axis, and h the height of a column of the fluid, the weight of which equals the atmospheric pressure, 37.