## A Collection of Problems in Illustration of the Principles of Theoretical Hydrostatics and Hydrodynamics |

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**triangle**, and h ' that of the**triangle**cut off by the dividing line . Let c be the length of the base of the proposed**triangle**; that of the**triangle**cut off h ' h will be equal to c . • The pressures on these two**triangles**will be gp ... Page 6

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**triangle**will be seven times as great as that on the upper . 4. To find the pressure which a diver sustains when the centre of gravity of the surface of his body is 32 feet under water . " The surface of a middle - sized human body is ... Page 9

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**triangle**of any form is immersed vertically in a fluid with one side in the surface ; to determine the whole pressure on the**triangle**. Let c represent the length of the side in the surface of the fluid , and h the distance of the ... Page 10

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**triangles**AEB , BEC , CED . If P , Q , R , represent the three pressures , P : QR : 1:35 . 14. A**triangle**, of ...**triangle**. The pressure is equal to } gpA ( h + h ' + h ' ) . 15. A rod , inclined at any angle to the horizon , is ... Page 18

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**triangle**, 7 the length of its base , the inclination of its area to the horizon , and ẞ the density of the fluid at a depth a below its surface 18 NORMAL PRESSURE OF FLUIDS .### Other editions - View all

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Albert Girard altitude angular velocity aperture axem axes axis vertical base Bernoulli body Bossut Bossut Traité Cambridge centre of gravity centre of pressure coinciding cone cos² cube Daniel Bernoulli denote the density denote the length depth determine distance dx dy Edition efflux elastic equal equation filled with fluid floating fluid displaced force free surface given hemisphere Hence humidum Hydrodynamique immersed vertically inclination incompressible fluid James Bernoulli lamina late Fellow latus rectum motion parabola parallel particles portion position of equilibrium position of rest problem quæ ratio required pressure resultant pressure right angles sesquialterum sin² small orifice solid cylinder specific gravity sphere supposed tangent Treatise triangle Trinity College unit of pressure University of Cambridge vertex vertical line vessel volume weight whole pressure

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