Natural philosophy, tr. and ed. from Cours élémentaire de physique by E. Atkinson

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Página 59 - Pressure exerted anywhere upon a mass of liquid is transmitted undiminished in all directions, and acts with the same force on all equal surfaces and in a direction at right angles to those surfaces. To get a clearer idea of the truth of this principle, let us conceive a
Página 90 - The unit of the measure of capacity is the litre or cubic decimetre. The unit of weight is the gramme, which is the weight of a cubic centimetre of distilled water at 4° C. The kilogramme contains 1,000 grammes, or is the weight of a decimetre of distilled water at 4° C. The gramme equals 15-443 grains.
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Página 115 - It is in England commonly called Boyle's law, and, on the Continent, Mariotte's law. It is as follows :— ' The temperature remaining the same, the -volume of a given quantity of gas is inversely as the pressure which it bears? This law
Página 302 - calculated that if the total quantity of heat which the earth receives from the sun in the course of a year were employed to melt ice, it would be capable of melting a layer of ice all round the earth of 35 yards in thickness.
Página 535 - propounded a most ingenious theory, based on the analogy which exists between solenoids and magnets, by which all magnetic phenomena may be referred to electrodynamical principles. Instead of attributing magnetic phenomena to the existence of two fluids, Ampere assumed that each individual molecule of a magnetic substance is traversed by a closed electric current.
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Página 303 - Faraday calculated that the average amount of heat radiated in a day on each acre of ground in the latitude of London is equal to that which would be produced by the combustion of sixty sacks of coal.

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