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... is equal to the weight of a column of water whose base is the...
Elementary treatise on physics, experimental and applied - Page 71
by Adolphe Ganot - 1868 - 861 pages

## The Mechanic's Calculator: Comprehending Principles

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...

## The Mechanic's Calculator: Comprehending Principles, Rules, and Tables in ...

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...

## Principles of the Mechanics of Machinery and Engineering: Theoretical ...

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...

## Mechanics' Magazine, Volume 51

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...

## The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Volume 15

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...

## Mechanics for the Millwright, Machinist, Engineer, Civil Engineer, Architect ...

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...

## The steam engine for practical men, by J. Hann and P. and J. Gener

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...

## The Chemist

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...