| James Renwick - Chemistry - 1840 - 444 pages
...air, as the weight of its own bulk of the fluid. The loss of weight in water, therefore, being the **weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the** body, a statement in proportion of which the third term is one, will give the specific gravity ; and... | |
| Pharmacy - 1845
...liquids. Tlius on weighing a solid body, first in air and then in water (as described in process 1.), the **weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the** solid substance employed, is ascertained ; and if this be repeated, using the same solid body, but... | |
| James Renwick - Chemistry - 1845 - 444 pages
...air, as the weight of its own bulk of the fluid. The loss of weight in water, therefore, being the **weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the** body, a statement in proportion of which the third term is one, will give the specific gravity ; and... | |
| Johann Heinrich Jacob Müller - Fisica - 1847 - 581 pages
...weighing a second time, we strain the quantity of water that has been displaced; or, in other words, the **weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the** granules. By way of illustration, let us determine the specific gravity of platinum granules as they... | |
| William Thomas Brande, Alfred Swaine Taylor - Chemistry - 1863 - 696 pages
...this difference from the known weight of water, required to fill the bottle, and the remainder is the **weight of a volume of water, equal to the volume of the** solid in powder; then, as this is to the known weight of water, required to fill the bottle : : sp.... | |
| George Farrer Rodwell - Physical sciences - 1871 - 580 pages
...the upper tray until the instrument sinks to the same mark. The weight required to effect this is the **weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the** substance. (See Jtitplacement of Liquids.) Accordingly, by dividing the weight of the body by the weight... | |
| a. privat deschanel - 1873
...supporting the body. This additional weight, according to the principle of Archimedes, represents the **weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the** body. The density of copper is thus "TT^T =8'8. (2.) Liquid bodies.—From one of the scales of the... | |
| John Joseph Griffin - Physical instruments - 1873
...weight which it loses is precisely equal to that of the water which it displaces, and is exactly that **weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the** solid which we wish to ascertain. To prove this fact it suffices to place the indicated weight upon... | |
| George Farrer Rodwell - Physics - 1873 - 166 pages
...to say, the weight in air is divided by the loss of weight in water, which latter is obviously the **weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the** immersed body, and the quotient gives us the weight of the latter in terms of the weight of an equal... | |
| ROBERT POTTS - 1876
...four inches. He employed pure distilled water, and weighing the cube in air and in water he found the **weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the** brass cube. The same operation was performed with the brass cylinder, and on comparing the results... | |
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