Mechanics of Fluids for Practical Men: Comprising Hydrostatics, Descriptive and Constructive ; the Whole Illustrated by Numerous Examples and Appropriate Diagrams

William S. Orr, 1837 - 472 páginas

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Corollary to ditto art 84 page 74 Practical rules for ditto art 85 page
gular parallelogram art 77 pages 65 and 66 Practical rules for ditto art
parallelogram art 88 pages 75 76 and 77 Practical rule for ditto art
fuid divided by a horizontal line into two parts sustaining equal pressures art
Example for illustrating ditto art 102 page 92 The exterior surface of a sphere
and 100 When in any vessel whatever the sides are vertical and
art 108 pages 96 97 and 98 Comparison effected corol page 98 Pressure
upwards art 116 pages 109 110 and 111 For the case of the complete cone with
rule for ditto art 131 page 124 Example for illustrating ditto art 132 page
General expression for the weight upon the safety valve art 133 equation 99
tion and principles of ditto art 150 pages 142 and 143 Practical rule
art 160 pages 151 152 and 153 Practical rule and example for ditto art 161
trating ditto art 166 page 167 Construction of ditto art 167 pages 167 and
Remark on ditto art 175 page 173 The depth of the sea determined art 176
Example for illustrating ditto art 185 page 180 A column of mercury of 24 feet
ib Altitudes in the tubes equal when the specific gravities are equal art 187
form of a right angled triangle and first when the fluid presses on the perpendi
dyke mound of earth or any other obstacle may yield to fluid pressure art 205
art 229 pages 208 209 and 210 Example for illustration of ditto art 230 page
Example for illustrating the reduction of the final equations art 211
a fluid is equal to the weight of the displaced and superincumbent fluid art 246
332 page 270 The ascent determined when a given weight is subtracted art 338
tion art 361 page 285 Transformation of the equations art 362 pages 285
403 pages 319 and 320 The position delineated by construction art 404 page
immersed art 405 page 321 Expression for the arithmetical mean between
mined when the ends of the prism are squares art 417 page 332 General
art 426 page 336 The positions determined when two edges are immersed
fluid the body sinks to half its depth art 431 page 344 This position repre
The specific gravity of a fluid determined by the aërometer art 356
remarks concerning ditto arts 447 448 and 449 pages 359 to 362 Definitions
manner of generalizing the result explained together with the constituent elements
374 page 295 Example for illustrating the reduction of the formula art 375
of the data explained art 466 pages 376 and 377 The longer and shorter axes
bited by the equation and remarks on ditto art 379 page 299 The positions
diagram arts 469 470 471 and 472 pages 378 to 382 A numerical example
of equilibrium determined for a triangular prism when two of its edges fall below
the triangular section preceding art 492 page 401 Comparison of the results
traction generalized equation 311 page 428 The height to which the fuid 1
When two smooth plates of glass meet in an angle to determine the nature of
Surfaces of small pools near rivers on the same level as the rivers
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Página 461 - Strata thus loaded with the exuvite of innumerable generations of organic beings afford strong proof of the lapse of long periods of time, wherein the animals from which they have been derived lived and multiplied and died, at the bottom of seas which once occupied the site of our present continents and islands.
Página 143 - The piston thus ascending carries its crown, and consequently the load along with it, and by repeating the operation more water is injected, and the piston continues to ascend till the body comes into contact with the head of the frame B, when the pressure begins ; thus it is manifest that by continuing the process the pressure may be carried to any extent at pleasure ; but we have already stated, in developing the theory, that there are limits beyond which, with a given bore and a given thickness...
Página 340 - The square of the hypothenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides ; as, 5033 402+302.
Página 129 - ... inch ; and divide the product by the pressure of steam in pounds per square inch. The quotient will give the area of steam piston in square inches to balance the resistance. To this quotient add from 30 to 100 per cent of itself, — depending on the speed of the pump, — and divide the sum by .7854, and extract the square root of the quotient for the diameter of the steam piston. Example. — What should be the diameter of the 'steam piston to force water against a pressure of 125 pounds per...
Página 458 - Mack-clay, is actual LAVA, and flowed from a volcano whose funnel, or shaft, did not approach the open air, but disgorged its fiery contents between the strata in all directions.
Página xxxvii - ... piled together ; between these balls smaller shot may be placed, and between these, others still smaller, or gravel, or sand, may be diffused. In a similar manner, a certain quantity of particles of sugar- can be taken up in water without increasing the bulk; and when the water has dissolved the sugar, salt may be dissolved in it, and yet the bulk remain the same ; and admitting that the particles of water are round, this is easily accounted fos.
Página 242 - ... the adulterate metal will rise, and the pure descend. " The reason is, all bodies lose some of their weight in a fluid, and the weight which a body loses in a fluid, is to its whole weight, as the specific gravity of the fluid is to that of the body. The...
Página 226 - This ball is connected with a lever acting upon some part of the machinery, which controls the power or regulates the amount of resistance, as already explained in the case of the governor. When the level of the water rises, the buoyancy of the ball causes it...
Página 5 - Art. 8. the pressure of a fluid on a horizontal plane immersed in it is the weight of a column of the fluid whose base is equal to the area of the plane and whose height is the depth of the plane below the surface of the fluid.
Página xxxi - ... to investigate the metals of a golden crown which he suspected had been adulterated by the workmen. The philosopher laboured at the problem in vain, till going one day into the bath, he perceived that the water rose in the bath in proportion to the bulk of his body ; he instantly perceived that...

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