hydrostatics

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Greek mathematician and physicist noted for his work in hydrostatics and mechanics and geometry (287-212 BC) Archimedes
(hydrostatics) the apparent loss in weight of a body immersed in a fluid is equal to the weight of the displaced fluid Archimedes' principle , law of Archimedes
(hydrostatics) the volume of a body immersed in a fluid is equal to the volume of the displaced fluid principle of liquid displacement
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