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" ... once what is the weight of a quantity of water, equal in bulk to the solid matter in the sand ; and by comparing this with the weight of the sand, we have its true specific gravity. "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 370
1825
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Mechanics Magazine, Volume 6

Industrial arts - 1827
...matter in the sand. Now, by marking the number of grains of water held by the narrow tube, br, on a graduated scale attached to it, we can find at once...and by comparing this with the weight of the sand we have its true specific gravity. a. J x Aware that some solid bodies, such as charcoal, hold much...
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The Register of Arts, and Journal of Patent Inventions, Volume 4

Luke Herbert - Industrial arts - 1827
...of grains of water held by the narrow tube bv on a graduated scale attached to it, we can find tit once what is the weight of a quantity of water equal...and by comparing this with the weight of the sand, we have its trae specific gravity. . . Aware that some solid bodies, such as- charcoal, hold much condensed...
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Mathematical and Astronomical Tables: For the Use of Students of Mathematics ...

William Galbraith - Astronomy - 1827 - 322 pages
...body in vacuo, (which is nearly the same as that in air,) and W' its weight in water, then W — W is the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the body ; and since the weight of any body divided by an equal bulk of water, measures the specific iffl...
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A Compendium of the Course of Chemical Instruction in the Medical Department ...

Robert Hare - Chemistry - 1828 - 356 pages
...GRAVIMETER. ancy, when immersed in water, by being placed beneath the leaden disk in the lower scale, gives the weight of a quantity of water, equal in bulk to the cork. Hence, if the number of grains representing the weight of the cork, be divided by that representing...
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Elements of Chemical Philosophy: On the Basis of Reid, Comprising the ...

Thomas Duché Mitchell - Chemistry - 1832 - 553 pages
...difference between the weight of the heavy solid in air and its weight in water. The remainder will indicate the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the light body, and we can thus find its specific gravity in the way directed above. Thus, let the weight,...
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The American Library of Useful Knowledge, Volume 4

1832
...loss, let the loss of weight sustained by the glass alone be SM\>tracted, and the remainder will be the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the liquid contained in the bottle. The specific gravity pf the liquid may thence be immediately inferred...
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Mathematical and Astronomical Tables: For the Use of Students in Mathematics ...

William Galbraith - Astronomy - 1834 - 428 pages
...a body in vacua, (which is nearly the same as that in air,) and W its weight in water, then W — W is the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the body; and since the weight of any body divided by an equal bulk of water measures the specific gravity,...
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The Engineer's and Mechanic's Encyclopędia: Comprehending ..., Volume 1

Luke Hebert - Industrial arts - 1835
...solid matter in the sand. Now by marking the number of grains of water held by the narrow tube be on a graduated scale attached to it, we can find at once...and by comparing this with the weight of the sand, we have its true specific gravity. Aware that some solid bodies, such as charcoal, hold much condensed...
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The Engineer's and Mechanic's Encyclopędia, Volume 1

Luke Hebert - Industrial arts - 1836
...solid matter in the sand. Now by marking the number of grains of water held by the narrow tube be on a graduated scale attached to it, we can find at once...and by comparing this with the weight of the sand, we have its true specific gravity. Aware that some solid bodies, such as charcoal, hold much condensed...
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Mechanics of Fluids for Practical Men: Comprising Hydrostatics, Descriptive ...

Alexander Jamieson - Fluid mechanics - 1837 - 472 pages
...the difference between the weight of the solid, and that of an equal bulk of the fluid; therefore, the weight of a quantity of water, equal in bulk to the solid, is sw — w + ni = j — - - • - -J « — fs — / Then, as the specific gravity of the body, is...
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