If it is said to have a pressure of 5 atmospheres, we mean that it exerts a pressure of 75 lbs. on the square inch; and so on. When a gas or vapour is said to possess an elastic force of so many inches of mercury, we mean that this force is ableanbsp;...
|Title||:||Manual of hydrostatics|
|Author||:||Joseph A. Galbraith, Samuel Haughton|