| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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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