| Joseph Anthony Gillet, William James Rolfe - Physics - 1881 - 342 pages
...a cask, for example, filled with water, and having a long narrow tube tightly fitted into its top. **If water is poured into the tube, there will be a...height is equal to that of the water in the tube. The** pressure may be made as great as we please ; by means of a mere thread of water forty feet high, Pascal... | |
| Joseph Anthony Gillet, William James Rolfe - Physics - 1881 - 544 pages
...will be found that each will have to be filled to exactly the same height to displace the plate a. **is poured into the tube, there will be a pressure...height is equal to that of the water in the tube. The** pressure may be made as great as we please ; by means of a mere thread of water forty feet high, Pascal... | |
| Augustin Privat-Deschanel - Physics - 1881 - 266 pages
...necessary to raise the Piston. — The force which must be expended in order to raise the piston, is equal **to the weight of a column of water, whose base is the** section of the piston, and whose height is that to which the water is raised. Let S be the section... | |
| Henry Kiddle - Physics - 1883 - 296 pages
...and from n in the direction of in, are equal and opposite. Now these pressures are respectively equal **to the weight of a column of water whose base is the** supposed section, and whose height is the distance from the center of gravity of this section to the... | |
| Joseph Anthony Gillet, William James Rolfe - Physics - 1884 - 538 pages
...a cask, for example, filled with water, and having a long narrow tube tightly fitted into its top. **If water is poured into the tube, there will be a...height is equal to that of the water in the tube. The** pressure may be made as great as we please ; by means of a mere thread of water forty feet high, Pascal... | |
| Augustin Privat-Deschanel - Physics - 1884 - 282 pages
...necessary to raise the Piston. — The force which must be expended in order to raise the piston, is equal **to the weight of a column of water, whose base is the** section of the piston, and whose height is that to which the water is raised. Let S be the section... | |
| Edward Albert Bowser - Fluid mechanics - 1885 - 324 pages
...tension of the rod when the piston is ascending = gpA-MQ. That is, the tension of the rod is equal **to the weight of a column of water whose base is the** area of the piston, and whose height is the height of the water in the barrel above the level of the... | |
| Charles Slagg - Hydraulic engineering - 1888 - 384 pages
...when its head accumulates against the float-board when the wheel is held still. This force is equal **to the weight of a column of water whose base is the** area of the immersed float-board, and whose height is that due to the velocity of the current. That... | |
| Edward Richard Shaw - Physics - 1891 - 342 pages
...seventy -eight inches of water in it ? The pressure upon the side of a tank, or reservoir, is equal **to the weight of a column of water, whose base is the** surface pressed upon, and whose height is the depth of the water to the middle point of that surface.... | |
| Civil engineering - 1893 - 670 pages
...inch of water, or 0.036 pound, to uphold it. The pressure of running water against a surface is equal **to the weight of a column of water whose base is the** area of the pressed surface and whose height is the height due to the velocity. If a be the edge of... | |
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