What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
acid animals appears application body British collection College colour complete contains course crystals December described determined direction Edition effect electric engine evidence examination exhibited experiments fact feet further give given ground Illustrations important INSTITUTION interesting land late lectures lens less light lines London matter means measure meeting method NATURE November object observations obtained occur origin passed period physical plants plates position possible Post practical present pressure Price probably produced Prof published question recent referred regard remarkable rocks Royal School Science scientific seen side Society solution South species specimens stars STREET surface taken temperature tion University various volume whole
Page viii - PROCESSES, AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES, INCLUDING MEDICINE, PHARMACY, AND DOMESTIC ECONOMY ; designed as a General Book of Reference for the Manufacturer, Tradesman, Amateur, and Heads of Families.
Page 117 - I. By Sir W. THOMSON, LL.D., DCL, FRS, Professor of Natural Philosophy in the University of Glasgow...
Page 124 - That the magnitudes of these standards should be determined on the electro-magnetic system of measurement with reference to the centimetre as unit of length, the gramme as unit of mass, and the second as unit of time, and that by the terms centimetre and gramme are meant the standards of those denominations deposited with the Board of Trade. 3. That the standard of electrical resistance should be denominated the ohm, and should have the value 1,000,000,000 in terms of the centimetre and second. 4....
Page 68 - The purpose of this laboratory is to afford opportunities for the study and observation of the development, anatomy, and habits of common types of marine animals, under suitable direction and advice.
Page xxxv - Is it to be understood from all this that a chlorine compound which is not produced by energetic union — say an endothermic compound like...
Page 95 - Wright (Lewis). — LIGHT ; A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL OPTICS, CHIEFLY WITH THE LANTERN. By LEWIS WRIGHT. With nearly 200 Engravings and Coloured Plates. Crown 8vo. 7*. 6d. ASTRONOMY. Airy. — POPULAR ASTRONOMY. With Illustrations by Sir GB AIRY, KCB, formerly Astronomer-Royal.
Page xl - I would commend to your consideration the propriety of transferring it to the funds of the Imperial Institute of the United Kingdom, the Colonies, and India...
Page 36 - A New and Enlarged Edition. Constructed from the best materials, and embodying the results of the most recent investigations, accompanied by a complete INDEX OF PLACES, in which the proper quantities are given by T.
Page 124 - 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.