Define specific gravity, and give a method by which the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed may be found. A piece of metal whose weight in water is 12 ounces is attached to a piece of wood which weighs 16 ounces in... New series of The mathematical repository - Page 19by Thomas Leybourn - 1835Full view - About this book
| University of Cambridge, Sir Thomas Gery Cullum - 1830
...(b) respectively, and the distance between them (c). 4. Find /V-^ ,, fjyx . (.1 - x) j vc tl\m .di. **5. State the principle of virtual velocities, and...and the length of a year, find the planet's period.** 9. Construct a horizontal dial, and find the limits beyond which it is unnecessary to graduate it.... | |
| John Martin Frederick Wright - Astronomy - 1831
...perpendicular altitudes above the plane where they meet are inversely as their specific gravities. 2. To **find the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed.** 3. A hollow iron sphere just floats in water : find its thickness. If the exterior and interior surfaces... | |
| John Martin Frederick Wright - Mathematics - 1833
...moving. 6. Explain the construction and use of Nicholson's hydrometer, and give the method of determining **the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed.** 7. If a body float on a fluid, the weight of the fluid displaced is equal to the weight of the body,... | |
| Mathematics - 1836
...being given. 97. In a common pump find the height through which the water ascends at any stroke. 98. **Find the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed.** 99. Define the metacentre of any floating body, and investigate a formula for its position. 100. Explain... | |
| Cambridge univ, exam. papers - 1847 - 80 pages
...equal to the weight of the fluid displaced. 10. Shew how the hydrostatic balance is used in finding **the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed.** If the weight of the sinker in water is diminished 48-45 grains when 15-3 grains of cork are fastened... | |
| Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - Great Britain - 1858
...self-registering thermometer may be constructed. 5. Define specific gravity, and give a method by which **the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed** may be found. A piece of metal whose weight in water is 12 ounces is attached to a piece of wood which... | |
| Great Britain. Civil Service Commission - 1858
...self-registering thermometer may be constructed. 5. Define specific gravity, nnd give a method by which **the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed** may be found. A piece of metal whose weight in water is 12 ounces is attached to a piece of wood which... | |
| John Paxton Hall - 1860
...self-registering thermometer may be constructed. Define specific gravity, and give a method by which **the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed** may be found. A piece of metal whose weight in water is 12 ounces is attached to a piece of wood which... | |
| Joseph Charles Parkinson - 1860
...self-registering thermometer may be constructed. 5. Define specific gravity, and give a method by which **the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed** may be fonnd. A piece of metal whose weight in water is 12 ounces is attached to a piece of wood which... | |
| Civil service
...self-registering thermometer may be constructed. Define specific gravity, and give a method by which **the specific gravity of a body lighter than the fluid in which it is weighed** may be found. A piece of metal whose weight in water is 12 ounces is attached to a piece of wood which... | |
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