# Physics for High School Students

Allyn and Bacon, 1901 - Physics - 433 pages

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### Contents

 Introduction 1 Mechanics of Solids 22 PAGE 27 CHAPTER III 97 CHAPTER IV 140 Forced and Sympathetic Vibrations 157 Intensity and Loudness 101 161 Interference and Beats 163
 CHAPTER VII 300 Nature of Magnetism 305 The Magnetic Field 307 Terrestrial Magnetism 310 Electrification 312 Electrostatic Induction 317 Electrical Distribution 319 Electric Potential and Capacity 321

 Vibrations of Strings 171 Overtones and Harmonic Partials 173 Vibration of Air in Pipes 176 Quality of Sound 180 Harmony and Discord 182 Vibrating Rods Plates and Bells 183 Graphic and Optical Methods 185 CHAPTER V 188 Photometry 193 HI Reflection of Light 196 Refraction of Light 211 Lenses 220 Dispersion 230 Color 238 Interference and Diffraction 243 Optical Instruments 245 CHAPTER VI 253 The Thermometer 255 Expansion 261 Measurement of Heat t 269 Change of State 274 Transmission of Heat 285 Heat and Work 295
 Electrical Machines 328 Experiments with Electrical Machines 332 Atmospheric Electricity 334 Electric Currents 337 Effects of Electric Currents 348 Chemical Effects 349 Magnetic Effects 354 Electrical Quantities 362 Instruments for Measurement 368 Electromagnetic Induction r 378 Dynamoelectric Machines 391 The Electric Light 400 The Electric Telegraph 404 Wireless Telegraphy 407 The Telephone and the Microphone 411 Appendix 415 Diagrams of Metric Measure 419 Conversion Tables 420 Mensuration Rules 422 Table of Densities 423 Table of Natural Sines and Tangents 424 Index 425

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Page 34 - Every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far as it may be compelled by impressed forces to change that state.
Page 35 - To every action there is always an equal and contrary reaction ; or the mutual actions of any two bodies are always equal and oppositely directed.
Page 363 - As a unit of resistance, the international ohm, which is based upon the ohm equal to 10" units of resistance of the CGS system of electromagnetic units, and is represented by the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current by a column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice, 14.4521 grams in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area and of the length of 106.3 centimetres.
Page 109 - The pressure of a liquid on any surface immersed in it is equal to the weight of a column of the liquid whose base is the...
Page 369 - Under these conditions the strength of the current is proportional to the tangent of the angle of deflection.
Page 322 - The force of attraction or repulsion between two point charges is directly proportional to the product of the charges and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them.
Page 113 - A solid immersed in a liquid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the liquid displaced.
Page 48 - Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle, with a force whose direction is that of the line joining the two, and whose magnitude is directly as the product of their masses, and inversely as the square of their distance from each other.
Page 360 - Grasp the coil with the right hand so that the fingers point in the direction of the current in the coil, FIG.
Page 365 - Such an electromotive force as would cause a current of one ampere to flow through a resistance of one ohm.