The Practice of Science in the Nineteenth Century: Teaching and Research Apparatus in the Teyler Museum

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The Museum, 1996 - Scientific apparatus and instruments - 360 pages
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Contents

Foreword
7
Acknowledgements
9
Introduction
11
Advice to the User of the Catalogue
21
The Catalogue of the Collection
23
Timekeeping
25
Weights and Measures
31
Mechanics
47
Luminescence
166
Microscopes
169
Telescopes
177
Spectroscopy
180
Optical Devices
184
Projectors
200
Magnetism
209
Electricity
223

Hydrostatics
55
Pneumatics
65
Heat
71
Conductivity of Heat
79
Physical Effects
84
Oil Lamps
96
Meteorology
99
Acoustics
105
Telephony
139
Optics
145
Interference
151
Polarization
156
Voltaic Electricity
226
Electric Machines
231
ElectroMagnetic Machines
239
Induction Coils
243
Addendum
299
Appendix I
319
Appendix II
333
Appendix III
343
581
344
Index
353
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