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The first chapter embraces what we know regarding atoms, and gives also a definition of Energy. The various forces and energies of nature are thereafter enumerated, and the law of Conservation is stated . Then follow the various transmutations of Energy, according to a fist, for which the author is indebted to Prof. Tait. The fifth chapter gives a short historical sketch of the subject, ending with the law of Dissipation; while the sixth and last chapter gives some account of the position of living beings in this universe of Energy.
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Resistance and Buoyancy of Atmosphere
Principle of Virtual Velocities (What we gain in
There are other Varieties of Energy . . .
Gravitation is a Weak Force .
geneous Bodies are rubbed
Eleotricity is probably allied to Chemical
List of Substances which develop Electricity
Electric Machine . • •
Electric Induction . . .
Leyden Jar ...
The Electric Current described ,
The Poles of a Battery . .
The Electrical Condition of the Poles .
Direction of Battery Current .
Magnetio Effects of Current .
Heating Effect of Current .
Chemical Effect of Current .
Attraction and Repulsion of Currents