| John White Webster - Chemistry - 1839 - 556 pages
...it from the я ťolids bottom of one of the scales. The difference in the "^ ' results will express **the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the solid** whoso specific gravity is to be determined, and the following proportion will give its epecific gravity... | |
| Golding Bird - 1839 - 120 pages
...will be its specific gravity. The rationale of this process is sufficiently obvious, for the last loss **is = the weight of a quantity of water, equal in bulk to the** heavy and light bodies together; and the first loss is = the weight of water, equal in bulk to the... | |
| James Ferguson - Astronomy - 1839 - 463 pages
...weight into the opposite scale as will restore the balance to an equipoise ; and this weight will be **the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** quicksilver. Lastly, divide the weight of the quicksilver in air by the weight of its bulk of water,... | |
| John White Webster - Chemistry - 1839 - 556 pages
...difference between the weight of the heavy solid in air and its weight in water ; the remainder will show **the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** light body, and we can then find its specific gravity in the way directed above. Thus, If the weight... | |
| Robert Hare - Electricity - 1840 - 144 pages
...compensate its buoi * when immersed in water by being placed beneath the leaden disk in the lower * gives **the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** cork. Hence, if number of grains representing the weight of the rork be divided by that represent the... | |
| Edward Andrew Parnell - Chemistry - 1842 - 309 pages
...the difference between the weight of the heavy solid in air and its weight in water ; the remainder **is the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** light solid, from which the specific gravity of the substance may be obtained by simple proportion.... | |
| John Frederic Daniell - Chemistry, Physical and theoretical - 1843 - 764 pages
...solid matter in the sand. Now by marking the number of grains of water held by the narrow tube on a **graduated scale attached to it, we can find at once...quantity of water equal in bulk to the solid matter** contained in the sand; by comparing this with the weight of the sand we shall have its true specific... | |
| Golding Bird - Physics - 1848 - 402 pages
...result will be its specific gravity. The rationale of this process is very plain, for the last loss **is = the weight of a quantity of water, equal in bulk to the** heavy and light bodies together; and the first loss is = the weight of water, equal in bulk to the... | |
| Campbell Morfit, Alexander Mucklé - Chemistry - 1849 - 482 pages
...the difference between the weight of the heavy solid in air and its weight in water ; the remainder **is the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** light solid, from which the specific gravity of the substance may be obtained by simple proportion.... | |
| James W. Powell - Eye - 1849 - 164 pages
...vessel may keep above water, it is necessary that the vessel and its cargo should be of less weight than **the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the** part of the vessel which is immerged in the water. Now, by actual experiment, it has been ascertained... | |
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