What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
action amperes angle armature attracted ball battery brass carbon centimetres charge of electricity chemical circuit coil condenser conductor copper Crown 8vo current flows Daniell's cells deflection diamagnetic dielectric difference of potential direction disc discharge distance dynes earth earth's magnetism electric force electrified electrified body electromagnet electrometer electromotive-force electroscope electrostatic equal Faraday Fcap galvanometer grammes heat Hence hydrogen inductive capacity instrument insulated internal resistance inverse iron knob length Lesson Leyden jar light lines of force liquid magnetic field magnetic force magnetic pole magnetic potential magnetic shell magnetised measured metal move N.-seeking pole negative observed Ohm's law ohms pass piece placed plate platinum polarisation positive produced proportional quantity of electricity repelled repulsion rotation round shown in Fig spark sphere steel strength substances sulphuric acid Suppose surface tangent tangent galvanometer thin torsion balance tube turns velocity voltaic volts wire zinc
Page 445 - It stands alone as the one general history of the country, for the sake of which all others, if young and old are wise, will be speedily and surely set aside.
Page 447 - Works by HENRY TANNER, FCS, MRAC, Examiner in the Principles of Agriculture under the Government Department of Science ; Director of Education in the Institute of Agriculture, South Kensington, London ; sometime Professor of Agricultural Science, University College, Aberystwith.
Page 445 - Oxford. I. GENERAL SKETCH OF EUROPEAN HISTORY. By EDWARD A. FREEMAN, DCL New Edition, revised and enlarged, with Chronological Table, Maps, and Index iSmo.
Page 445 - ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH HISTORY, based on Green's "Short History of the English People.
Page 249 - I say, if these things are so, may not the knowledge of this power of points be of use to mankind, in preserving houses, churches, ships, &c. from the stroke of lightning, by directing us to fix on the highest parts of those edifices, upright rods of iron made sharp as a needle, and gilt to prevent rusting, and from the foot of those rods a wire down the outside of the building into the ground, or down round one of the shrouds of a ship...
Page 444 - LIGHT: a Series of Simple, entertaining, and Inexpensive Experiments in the Phenomena of Light, for the Use of. Students of every age.
Page 444 - SOUND : a Series of Simple, Entertaining, and Inexpensive Experiments in the Phenomena of Sound, for the use of Students of every age. By AM MAYER, Professor of Physics in the Stevens...
Page 441 - THE OWENS COLLEGE JUNIOR COURSE OF PRACTICAL CHEMISTRY. With Preface by Sir HENRY ROSCOE, FRS, and Illustrations. New Edition. i8mo. 2s. 6d. QUESTIONS ON CHEMISTRY. A Series of Problems and Exercises in Inorganic and Organic Chemistry. Fcap. 8vo. y. Landauer. — BLOWPIPE ANALYSIS. By j. LANDAUER. Authorised English Edition by J. TAYLOR and WE KAY, of Owens College, Manchester. Extra fcap. 8vo. 4*.