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" Archimedes stated that a body immersed in a fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid. "
The Cambridge Companion to the Hellenistic World - Page 264
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Elementos de fisica esperimental dedicados á la enseñanza de los alumnos del ...

Abendaño - 1852 - 206 pages
...glass, and loaded so that one shall float, the other sink. Experiment. 1st. A heavy body when immersed is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced liquid. Place the receiver on the stand, fill it with water and draw out the latter until the point of the...
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Elements of Mechanics: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and High Schools

William Guy Peck - 1859 - 338 pages
...they repel the water, heaping it up on each side, thus forming a cavity in the surface ; the needle is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid, and, when this exceeds the weight of the needle, it will float. It is on this principle that...
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Introductory Course of Natural Philosophy for the Use of Schools and Academies

Adolphe Ganot - 1865 - 504 pages
...principle, entirely analogous to the principle of AECHIMEDES : When a body is plunged into a gas, it is buoyed up by -a force equal to the weight -of the displaced gas. If the buoyant effort is greater than the weight of the body, the latter will rise ; if it is...
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Introductory Course of Natural Philosophy for the Use of Schools and Academies

Adolphe Ganot - 1871 - 504 pages
...principle, entirely analogous to the principle of ARCHIMEDES : When a body is plunged into a gas, it is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced gas. If the buoyant effort is greater than the weight of the body, the latter will rise : if it is...
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ELEMENTS OF PHYSICAL MANIPULATION.

EDWARD C. PICKERING - 1873
...glass, and loaded so that one shall float, the other sink. Experiment. 1st. A heavy body when immersed is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced liquid. Place the receiver on the stand, fill it with water and draw out the latter until the point of the...
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Introductory Course of Natural Philosophy for the Use of High Schools and ...

Adolphe Ganot - 1881 - 530 pages
...principle, en- %tirely analogous to the principle of ARCHIMEDES : — When a body is plunged into a gas, it is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced gas. If the buoyant effort is greater than the weight of the body, the latter will rise; if it is less,...
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A Treatise on Hydrostatics

Sir George Greenhill - 1894 - 536 pages
...and equal to the weight of the displaced liquid. Fig. 35. In other words " A body plunged into liquid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced liquid, acting vertically upwards through the CG of this liquid." This Corollary is important as the first...
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A Treatise on Hydrostatics

Sir George Greenhill - 1894 - 536 pages
...or partialty immersed in a Fluid or Fluids (not necessarily a single liquid), at rest under gravity, is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid, acting vertically upwards through the centre of gravity of the displaced fluid." To prove this...
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Circular of the National Bureau of Standards, Issue 440

United States. National Bureau of Standards - 1942
...sugar solutions is based on the well-known principle of Archimedes that a body immersed in a liquid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced liquid. In making a determination, a glass sinker or bulb weighted with mercury is suspended from the arm of...
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Circular of the Bureau of Standards, Issue 570

1956
...use of standards of mass is the buoyancy or lifting effect of the air. A body immersed in any fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid. Two bodies of equal mass, if placed one on each pan of an equal-arm balance, will balance each...
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