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At Charsley's Hall the admission-fee is £2 10s.: no caution-money is required.

2. Tuition Fees.

Note.—Where Colleges or individual Lecturers have combined for the purpose of Lectures, the fees mentioned below include the right of admission to all the Lectures of the combination (see p. 36).

At University, £25 annually, which continues to be paid during each Term of residence up to that of passing the last Examination.

At Balliol, £25 annually, which continues to be paid by both classes of residents during each Term of residence up to that in which they pass their last Examination in any School, inclusive.

At Morton, £7 "]s. per Term during residence until the degree of B.A. is taken, and by B.A. Postmasters so long as they require tuition.

At Exeter, £22 is. annually by every resident Undergraduate who has not passed all the Examinations necessary for the degree of B.A.; certain remissions are made in the case of those who are reading for Honours in Natural Science.

At Oriel, £21 annually during residence until the last Examination has been passed.

At Queen's, £24 annually for three years: £1 is. per Term afterwards to those who are still attending College lectures. The Tutors allow £5 per Term out of his tuition-fees to a student who has passed Moderations and is reading to the satisfaction of the College in Natural Science.

At New College, £21 annually until the last Examination has been passed.

At Lincoln, £21 annually for four years, or until taking the B.A. degree.

At Magdalen, £21 annually until the last Examination has been passed.

At Brasenose, £25 4s. annually for three years, after which no further payment is required.

At Corpus, £27 annually for three years.

At Christ Church, £24 annually to be paid by every resident member of the House reading for a University Examination until the completion of the sixteenth Term from Matriculation.

At Trinity, £ 2 2 is. annually during residence, until the last Examination for the B.A. degree has been passed.

At St. John's, £21 annually for three years; and £3 per Term afterwards during residence, as long as tuition is given.

Composition and resolution of velocities.
Definition and measurement of acceleration.

Rectilinear motion with uniform acceleration, with or without initial velocity.

Uniform circular motion ; centripetal acceleration.
Laws of motion, with illustrations.

Definition and measurement of mass and force, of momentum and impulse, of work and energy.

Conservation and transmutation of energy.
Gravitation; weight.

Weight approximately an uniformly accelerating force.
Motion of falling bodies, illustrated by Atwood's machine.
Motion of a simple pendulum; isochronous vibrations.
Determination of the acceleration of gravity.
Variation of g with place.

Composition, resolution, and equilibrium of forces acting at a point.
Composition, resolution, and equilibrium of forces acting in parallel
lines. *
Couples and their moments.
Centre of parallel forces; centre of gravity.
States of equilibrium, with illustrations.
Simple machines and their mechanical advantage.
Laws of friction, with illustrations.

Laws of elasticity of traction and torsion, with illustrations.
Definition of pressure.

Pressure in fluids; its nature and transmission.

Variation of pressure in a heavy fluid at rest.

Archimedes' principle, and its experimental proof.

Definition and measurement of density and specific gravity, and methods of determining them for solids and liquids by the balance and by hydrometers.

Equilibrium of bodies floating in a liquid.

Equilibrium of non miscible liquids in communicating vessels.

General phenomena of capillarity.

Boyle's law, and its experimental verification.

Barometer and manometer; their construction, and method of use.

The construction and principles of action of the simpler forms of the following, viz. the air-pump, suction-pump, force-pump, siphon, Mariotte's bottle.


Nature, production, and mode of propagation of sound.
Determination of the velocity of sound in different media.
Reflexion and refraction of sound.
Nature and characteristics of musical tones.

Measurement of vibration-frequency, and estimation of wave-length.

Resonance and resonators.

Interference; beats and combinational tones.


Determination of the velocity of light.
Comparison of the intensities of lights.
Laws of reflexion.

Reflexion by plane and spherical surfaces; formation of images, their position and size. Laws of refraction.

Refraction by plane surfaces and plates.

Total reflexion; mirage.

Refraction by prisms; minimum deviation.

Refraction by lenses; formation of images, their position and size.

Chromatic dispersion; chromatic aberration of lenses; achromatism.

Simple and compound microscopes; astronomical, Galilean and Newtonian telescopes.

The eye, its structure and action as an optical instrument; longsight and short-sight.

Spectroscope; the solar spectrum; spectra of different species; spectrum-analysis.

General phenomena of fluorescence and phosphorescence.

General principles of the wave-theory of light; explanation of reflexion and refraction.

Interference; Newton's rings.

General phenomena of diffraction.

General phenomena of double refraction.

Polarization by reflexion and double refraction.

Explanation of the polarizing action of tourmaline and of a Nicol's prism, with description of the latter.

General phenomena of rotatory polarization.


Nature and sources of heat.
Definition of temperature.

Construction and graduation of thermometers; relations between different scales of temperature.

Determination of the mechanical equivalent of heat.

Measurement of the expansibility of solids, liquids, and gases.

Air-thermometer; absolute temperature.

Change of state; influence of pressure; with illustrations.

Measurement of maximum vapour-pressure.

Definition and measurement of specific heat and of latent heat.

Definition and determination of dew-point and of hygrometric state.

Definition of thermal conductivity, with illustrations.

Definition and illustration of convection.

Radiation; its character, and the laws of its reflexion, refraction, emission and absorption. Theory of exchanges.



Properties of magnets.

Magnetic induction.

General phenomena of diamagnetism.

Processes of magnetization.

Distribution of magnetism in magnets.

Definition of the declination, dip, and intensity at a place, and general method of determining them.


Properties' and laws of action of electrified bodies. Electric induction; definition and illustration of specific inductive capacity.

Processes of producing electrification.
Electroscopes and electrometers.
Distribution of electrification on conductors.
Accumulation of electrification.
Phenomena of discharge.

Definition and illustration of electric quantity, density, potential, capacity.

Production of an electric current.

The cells of Volta, Smee, Poggendorff (bichromate), Daniell, Grove, Leclanch£, and their theory.

Production of electric currents by heat.
Physical and chemical effects of currents.

General account of action between currents and currents and between currents and magnets. Simple galvanometers.

Measurement of current-strength, electromotive-force, and resistance. Induction-currents.

Description and general explanation of the Ruhmkorff-coil and the Gramme-machine.

2. Chemistry.

Elementary questions will be set on the following subjects:— Differences between Mechanical Mixture, Solution, and Chemical combination. Differences between Elementary and Compound substances. Laws of Chemical combination. 'Equivalent weights' or 'relative combining proportions' of the elements. Combination in definite, multiple, and reciprocal proportions. The Atomic Theory. 'Atomic weights' of the elements. Molecules. Molecular weights. Relation between the density of a gas and its molecular weight. Avogadro's hypothesis. Combination of gases by volume. Quantivalence.

Meaning of Chemical symbols, formulae, and equations. Calculation of quantities by weight and by volume. Calculation of the percentage composition of a substance from the results of analysis. Calculation of percentage composition from the formula of a substance. Calculation of the formula of a substance from the percentage composition. Combination. Decomposition. Double decomposition. Nature of Acids, Bases and Salts. Capacity of saturation of Acids and Bases. Nomenclature.

Relation between Atomic weight ahd Specific heat. Atomic heat. Principles of Spectrum Analysis. Diffusion of Gases. Allotropy.

Hydrogen. Chlorine. Bromine. Iodine. Fluorine. The combinations of the four last-mentioned elements with Hydrogen.

Oxygen. Ozone. Water, and peroxide of hydrogen. Analysis and synthesis of water. Standard experiment for determining the composition of water by weight. Spring-water. Action of water on lead. Temporary and permanent hardness. The oxides and oxyacids of chlorine. Chlorates and Hypochlorites. Bleaching powder.

Sulphur. Allotropic forms. Hydrogen sulphide. The oxides of sulphur. Sulphuric acid and the sulphates. Sulphurous acid and the sulphites. Sodium Thiosulphate; its preparation, composition, and uses.

Nitrogen. The atmosphere, and its relations to animal and vegetable life. Analysis of air by volume. Standard experiment for determining the composition of air by weight. Ammonia; determination of its composition; Ammonium, and its salts. The oxides of nitrogen; nitric acid and nitrates. Artificial formation of nitrates. Nitrous acid and nitrites.

Phosphorus. Allotropic forms. Red or amorphous phosphorus. Sources of phosphorus. Phosphoric acid and the phosphates. Phosphorous and Hypophosphorous acids. Chlorides and oxychloride of phosphorus. Hydrogen phosphide.

Arsenic. Its oxides. Hydrogen arsenide. Marsh's test. Reinsch's test. Arsenious acid and its salts. Arsenic acid and its salts. Sulphides of arsenic.

Antimony. Its oxides and sulphides. Hydrogen antimonide. Chlorides of antimony. Detection of antimony and distinction from arsenic.

Boron. Allotropic forms. Sources of boric acid. Boric acid and borates. Boron chloride, and nitride.

Carbon. Allotropic forms. Carbon monoxide and dioxide. Liquid and solid carbon dioxide. The carbonates. Carbon disulphide. Combustion. Structure of flame. Coal-gas. Davy lamp. Principles of illumination.

Silicon. Silicon chloride and hydride. Silica; its naturally occurring varieties. Artificial formation or purification of silica. Silicon fluoride. Hydrofluosilicic acid. Glass; and the more important artificial silicates.

Potassium. Sources of potassium salts. Carbonate. Hydrate. Nitrate. Iodide.

Sodium. Chloride. Alkali manufacture by Leblanc's process. Sodium acid-carbonate (bicarbonate). Caustic soda. Chili nitre. Sulphate.

Silver. Nitrate. Chloride.

Barium. Strontium. Calcium. Barium nitrate, oxide and hydrate. Preparation of barium salts from heavy-spar. Varieties of Calcium carbonate. Lime. Calcium hydrate. Mortar. Calcium chloride. Sulphate.

Aluminium. Chloride. The 'Alums.' Alumina. Clay.

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