Hand-books of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy, Volume 2

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Blanchard and Lea, 1854 - Physics
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Contents

Thermometric scale arbitrary
32
Freezing and boiling points of water adopted by common consent
33
Sect Pagd 1335 Centigrade scale
34
Rate of dilatation of mercury
36
Range of the scale of thermometers varies with purpose to which they are applied
37
Selfregistering thermometers
38
The differential thermometer
39
Graduation of a pyrometer
40
Temperature of metallic standard measures must be observed
41
Construction and use of a vernier
42
Solids least susceptible of dilatation
43
Dilatation of solids uniform be tween the standard thermome tric points
44
Bars of different metals mutually
50
CHAP IV
51
13S2 Increase of pressure due to increase
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Exceptional phenomena manifested
62
Specific heat of water uniform
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Sect Page
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CHAP VII
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Latent heat of fusion
85
VAPORIZATION AND CONDENSATION
99
Vapour separated from a liquid
107
Different estimates of the latent
114
Beautiful examples of this princi
120
Invisible rays may be luminous
126
Results of Mellonis researches
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Sect Page
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Or by heat being developed or
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THE SENSATION OF HEAT
149
1359 The coefficient of dilatation
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1426 Specific heat of saline solutions
162
1569 On the tr admissibility of heat
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1594 Heat of combustion
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1604 The carbonic acid exhaled from
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CHAP I
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Coercive force
193
A red heat destroys the magnetism
199
Change of direction of the dipping needle
205
Increases from equator to poles
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Sect Page
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ELECTRICITY
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CHAP II
228
Effects of sudden inductive action
236
ELECTRICAL MACHINES Sect Page 1735 Parts of electrical machines
237
Nairnes cylinder machine
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