A treatise on the principles of Chemistry

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CUP Archive, 1884

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Contents

Daltonian conception of atoms 2 3
2
Ostwalds examination of the constancy of the affinity of an acid
7
Berzelius work on atomic synthesis 8
8
Application of Avogadros law to determine relative weights
14
Deduction from application of Avogadros law of definition
37
67
41
Table of data for finding maximum atomic weights of elements 19
45
THE LAW OF MASSACTION
51
Connexions between boiling points and composition of hydro
287
Applications of connexions examined in preceding paragraph 142 143
295
Rotatory power depends on atomic composition of molecules
303
Illustrations of modifying influence exerted by optically inactive
309
Concluding remarks to this section
317
Experimental verifications of equation of equilibrium
342
CHEMICAL DYNAMICS
355
General sketch of methods
365

Specific heat of beryllium
53
Mitscherlichs law of isomorphism
72
General considerations regarding valencies of atoms especially
77
37
85
Examples of use of hypothesis of geometrical isomerism
92
ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR SYSTEMS
96
All reacting bodies in a chemical change influence that change
106
EQUIVALENCY OF ATOMS
122
Conception of definite substituting value applied to atoms
129
Appendix to section iv
133
ALLOTROPY AND ISOMERISM
138
Possible isomerides of same empirical formula
145
Generalisations used as guides in finding structural formulŠ
156
Further application of hypothesis of valency to conception of
162
Chemical stability of a molecule is the result of balance between
171
General considerations regarding relations illustrated in pars 85
179
97
199
The same subject continued
223
Application of these terms to classification of atoms of elements
225
APPLICATIONS OF PHYSICAL METHODS
246
Introductory
253
123
263
There is a definite connexion between electrical conductivities
269
Connexions between thermal and material changes occurring
275
99
367
132
367
136
367
Explanation of constant considered in this section
367
Molecular volumes of solid compounds
367
Statement of method and illustrations of application of this
367
System of four changing bodies
367
Equilibrium of physically heterogeneous systems 186
374
Gibbs 189
380
Guldberg and Waages treatment of the subject 193
386
Equilibriumpressure in dissociationprocesses 197
392
Absorption of gases by solids contrasted with combination
398
Dissociation may be due to molecular collisions or to action
405
Molecular conductivity of an acid defined
423
140
429
Conductivities of bases
435
Statement of method for finding affinitycoefficients
443
Geometrical isomerism
445
CHEMICAL CHANGE
450
Earlier investigations into connexions between atomic weights
480
General remarks on the periodic law applied to classification
487
FormulŠ of liquid and solid compounds 21 45
21
Discussion of law of Dulong and Petit 27 59
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