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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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A College Text-book of Physics

Arthur Lalanne Kimball - 1911 - 710 pages
...iron instead of the liquid. Therefore when any object is wholly or partially immersed in a liquid it is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced liquid, and the center of pressure is where the center of gravity of the submerged portion would be if it were...

Essentials of Physics

George Arthur Hoadley - 1913 - 554 pages
...law is called the Principle of Archimedes. It may be stated as follows : A body immersed in a liquid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced liquid. This tendency of a liquid to lift a submerged body is called its buoyancy, and depends in amount upon...

The Aberdeen University Calendar

University of Aberdeen - 1915 - 944 pages
...corresponding to any faulty reading h is h + ^- -• o2 — ft 11. Prove that a body immersed in a fluid 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. Determine the...

Practical Physics

Robert Andrews Millikan, Henry Gordon Gale, Willard R. Pyle - 1922 - 564 pages
...its bottom is equal to its own weight. But this upward force is alFIG. 17. Proof that a floating body is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced liquid ways equal to the weight of the displaced liquid, that is, to the weight of the column of liquid mbch...

Inorganic Quantitative Analysis

Harold Athelstane Fales - 1925 - 518 pages
...has the greater volume, because by the principle of Archimedes an object totally immersed in a fluid7 is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid. In order to fix this idea with greater definiteness, let us consider the weighing of a liter...

A Laboratory Manual of Elementary College Physics

Harry Emmons Hammond - 1926 - 132 pages
...hand so that it nearly reaches the bottom. According to Archimedes ' principle, the thermometer is now buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced water and, conversely, the water is pushed down .by an equal force, so some additional weight must...

Elements of Physics

Robert Andrews Millikan, Henry Gordon Gale - 1927 - 634 pages
...body which floats has lost its whole weight (see opposite page). FIG. 21. Proof that a floating body is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced liquid I ir compressors • — "i/ am/ hllastanks THE DETAILS OF A SUBMARINE The submarine, one of the newest...

Circular of the National Bureau of Standards, Issue 440

1942 - 848 pages
...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...