| William Grier - Mechanical engineering - 1836 - 378 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... | |
| William Grier - Mechanical engineering - 1842 - 320 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... | |
| Julius Ludwig Weisbach - Mechanical engineering - 1847 - 664 pages
...general rule, therefore, is true that : the pressure of water against a plane surface is equivalent **to the weight of a column of water whose base is the** surface and whose height is the head of water of the surface. , It must further be stated, that this... | |
| Technology - 1849 - 656 pages
...same sort of pressure that there is upon a lock-gate, that is, a hydrostatic pressure." Q. " Equal **to the weight of a column of water whose base is the** surface pressed, and height the depth of the centre of gravity ?" — "Yes." Captain Vetch had stated... | |
| Industrial arts - 1849 - 654 pages
...same sort of pressure that there is upon a lock-gate, that is, a hydrostatic pressure." Q. " Equal **to the weight of a column of water whose base is the** surface pressed, and height the depth of the centre of gravity ?" — "Yes." Captain Vetch had stated... | |
| Frederick Overman - Machine design - 1851 - 452 pages
...square vessel with vertical sides is filled with water, the pressure against the vessel's sides is equal **to the weight of a column of water whose base is the** surface, and whose height is the head of water upon that surface. If the gate A, fig. 46, is four feet... | |
| James Hann - 1854 - 298 pages
...of water in pounds), and dividing by 64£, the pressure upon a surface moving in a fluid being equal **to the weight of a column of water whose base is the** area of the surface, and the altitude equal to the space, a heavy body must fall through to acquire... | |
| Chemistry - 1857 - 796 pages
...Cold, fcc. London : 1663. > that the direct pressure which a body steeped in water supports is equal **to the weight of a column of water whose base is the** upper surface of this body, and the height that of the water placed above that surface. He showed that... | |
| William Guy Peck - Mechanics - 1859 - 368 pages
...of the play below the spout. The difference between these pressures is exerted upwards, and is equal **to the weight of a column of water whose base is the** area of the piston, and whose altitude is the distance from the middle of the play to the spout. The... | |
| William Grier - Mechanical engineering - 1861 - 316 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... | |
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