Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" ... 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
Full view - About this book

The Elements of Natural Philosophy; Or, An Introduction to the Study of the ...

Golding Bird, Charles Brooke - Physics - 1867 - 851 pages
...result will be its specific gravity. The rationale of this process is very plain, for the last loss = the weight of a quantity of water, equal in bulk to the heavy and light bodies together; and the first loss = the weight of water, equal in bulk to the heuvy...
Full view - About this book

A Dictionary of chemistry and the allied branches of other ..., Volume 5

Henry Watts - 1868
...deduct the weight of the flask, &c., as obtained after inserting the substance. The difference will be the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the substance. It is then only necessary to divide the original weight of the substance by the number so...
Full view - About this book

A handbook to the minerology of Cornwall and Devon

Joseph Henry Collins - 1871 - 180 pages
...sufficient to balance it. c. Substract the weight indicated in b. from that in a. ; the difference will be the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the specimen. d. Divide the weight a. by the difference, c. ; the quotient will be the specific gravity....
Full view - About this book

A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon: With Instructions for ...

Joseph Henry Collins - Mineralogy - 1871 - 108 pages
...sufficient to balance it. c. Substract the weight indicated in b. from that in a. ; the difference will be the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the specimen. d. Divide the weight a. by the difference, c. ; the quotient will be the specific gravity....
Full view - About this book

The popular educator, Volume 2

Popular educator - 1872
...weight and the weight of the solid and water together will show how much water is displaced — that is, the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to tho solid. Divide the weight of the solid by this and we shall have the specific gravity required....
Full view - About this book

The Science and Art of the Manufacture of Portland Cement: With Observations ...

Henry Reid - Portland cement - 1877 - 428 pages
...again coincides with the surface of the water. Suppose this to be 80 grains, which of course will be the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the mineral. We now have the absolute weight of equal bulks of water and the mineral ; then say, as 80...
Full view - About this book

Education, Volume 8

Education - 1888
...amount of weight added to the other scale-pan in making this adjustment, which we may call the weight A, is the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the solid immersed. For the third adjustment release the immersed body from its support, allowing it either to...
Full view - About this book

The popular educator, Volumes 5-6

Popular educator - 1880
...weight and the weight of the solid and water together will show how much water ia displaced — that is, the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the solid. Divide the weight of the solid by this and we shall have the specific gravity required. Hero is an...
Full view - About this book

A Dictionary of chemistry and the allied branches of other sciences, Volume 5

Henry Watts - 1883
...deduct the weight of the flask, etc., as obtained after inserting the substance. The difference will be the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the substance. It is then only necessary to divide the original weight of the substance by the number so...
Full view - About this book

A Text-book of Physics, Largely Experimental: On the Harvard College ...

Edwin Herbert Hall, Joseph Young Bergen - Physics - 1891 - 388 pages
...loss of weight of an object immersed in water bears to the weight of the displaced water, that is, to the weight of a quantity of water equal in bulk to the object itself. In order in a slightly different way to get at the answer to the question just asked,...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF