A Laboratory Manual of Elementary College Physics

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Lucas Brothers, 1926 - Physics - 125 pages

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Page 51 - It is defined as the amount of heat necessary to raise the temperature of one gram of the substance one degree centigrade.
Page 53 - Archimedes stated that a body immersed in a fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid.
Page 16 - ... the sum of all the forces acting in one direction on the lever is equal to the sum of all the forces acting in the opposite direction.
Page 65 - Energy = —-{-« *g where V is the mean velocity, g is the acceleration due to gravity, and d is the depth of water. When the velocity of the water approaches the velocity of the elementary wave, the total energy of flow becomes unstable and variations in the profile of the free water surface will result. If the change in velocity is rapid a standing wave will form. 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 Specific En«rg...
Page 71 - The length and tension being the same, the number of vibrations per second varies inversely as the square root of the mass per unit length of the string.
Page 115 - Measure the distances from the lens to the object, and from the lens to the image, and calculate / from the lens formula.
Page 102 - Introduction of various substituents into a hydrocarbon radical that is connected to phosphorus changes the toxicity of the compound in one direction or the other depending on the nature of the substituent.
Page 62 - The absolute humidity is the number of grams of water vapor contained in one cubic meter of air.
Page 53 - ... if the specimen is green; or in the "as received" condition if the specimen is partially dry or after oven-drying if the pores are adequately sealed (see 10.2.5). Determine the volume of the specimen by measuring the volume of water displaced or by determining the weight of the water displaced. The weight in grams is numerically equal to the volume in cubic centimeters. 10.2. 1 Mode I — Place the specimen in a tank of known volume and add sufficient water to fill the tank. Then remove the specimen...
Page 63 - Measurements for the Household, Circular of the Bureau of Standards, No. 55.

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