This is a question of hydrostatics to which we will return presently.
Archimedes had propounded the theory of the lever, and the principles of hydrostatics.
He wrote on arithmetical instruments invented by him , on hydrostatics and on church history .
Lastly, Archimedes invented the whole science of hydrostatics.
For some of the principles of hydrostatics we are indebted to him, though he did not possess much mathematical knowledge.
The principle of hydrostatics suggest the most common forms.
The boat then seemed to go crazy—taking angles by the bow or stern apparently in defiance of all laws of hydrostatics.
See also on Boyle, as the founder of hydrostatics, Thomson's Hist.
That part of physics which explains the properties of water, and is usually divided into hydrostatics and hydraulics.
Perhaps you are not familiar with the science of hydrostatics?
The scientific study of fluids, especially noncompressible liquids, in equilibrium with their surroundings and hence at rest. Hydrostatics has many applications in biology and engineering, as in the design of dams. Compare hydrodynamics.