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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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Laws and Models: Science, Engineering, and Technology

Carl W. Hall - 2018 - 566 pages
...(c. 240 Bc); ARCHIMEDEAN PRINCIPLE; ARCHIMEDES BUOYANCY FORCE A body floating or submerged in a fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid. Keywords: buoyancy, fluid mechanics, physics ARCHIMEDES, Syracusani, c. 287-212 Bc, Greek mathematician...
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How to Write and Present Technical Information

Charles H. Sides - 1999 - 228 pages
...bath and watched the water rise. In that instant, Archimedes realized that a body immersed in fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid. Legend has it that he ran through the streets naked he was so excited about discovering this...
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Physics With Illustrative Examples From Medicine and Biology: Mechanics

George B. Benedek, Felix M.H. Villars - 2000 - 579 pages
...equal to AF = (3-140) ie, the weight of the displaced fluid. We see, therefore, that this thin cylinder is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid even in a compressible fluid. The same result applies to a body of arbitrary shapes since it...
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Soil Physical Measurement and Interpretation for Land Evaluation

Neil McKenzie, Kep Coughlan, Hamish Cresswell - 2002 - 400 pages
...force depends on the density of the fluid and the volume of the object. An object submerged in a fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid (Archimedes' principle). Thus the difference in weight of an object in air and water equals the...
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Content-area Writing Strategies For Mathematics

Walch Publishing - 2002 - 88 pages
...one of his greatest principles. Archimedes' principle states that a body immersed in a fluid or gas is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid or gas. The principle applies to both floating and submerged bodies, and to all fluids and gases....
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The Bathroom Companion: A Collection of Facts about the Most-Used Room in ...

James Buckley - 2005 - 156 pages
...bath and ran around naked, shouting "Eureka!" The Archimedean principle states that a body in a liquid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid. • German composer Richard Wagner was well known for his habit of soaking in milk perfume every...
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Philosophy in the Ancient World: An Introduction

James A. Arieti - 2005 - 420 pages
...damaging it. While sitting in his bathtub, the story goes, he had the insight that a body in water is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced water. He was so thrilled by this insight that he ran naked from his tub through the streets shouting...
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The ROV Manual: A User Guide for Observation Class Remotely Operated Vehicles

Robert D Christ, Robert L. Wernli, Sr - 2011 - 320 pages
...Hydrostatic equilibrium According to Archimedes' principle, any body partially or totally immersed in a fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid. If somehow one 22 The ROV Manual Displaced fluid 1 Figure 2.6 Hydrostatic equilibrium of ROV...
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Out of Chaos: Evolution from the Big Bang to Human Intellect

Wayne M. Bundy - 2007 - 509 pages
...contributed many aspects of physics, becoming best known for his principle that a body immersed in a fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid. Geographer Strabo (ca 63 BC-21 AD) wrote extensively on people and places. Physician Galen (ca...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute, Volume 173

Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.) - 1912 - 722 pages
...and of one square unit cross-section. From the last consideration it follows that a submerged body is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid. For the difference of vertical pressure on the ends of any small vertical prism drawn in the...
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