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Page 820 - Engineer, being the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man...
Page 127 - As a unit of resistance, the international ohm, which is based upon the ohm, equal to 10* units of resistance of the Centimeter-Gramme-Second System of electro- magnetic 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 grammes in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area, and of the length of 106'3 centimeters.
Page 131 - ... the electromotive force that, steadily applied to a conductor whose resistance is one international ohm, will produce a current of...
Page 132 - The liquid should consist of a neutral solution of pure silver nitrate, containing about 15 parts by weight of the nitrate to 85 parts of water. The resistance of the voltameter changes somewhat as the current passes. To prevent these changes having too great an effect on the current, some resistance besides that of the voltameter should be inserted in the circuit.
Page xxviii - Committees for the several Sections before the beginning of the Meeting. It has therefore become necessary, in order to give an opportunity to the Committees of doing justice to the several Communications, that each Author should prepare an Abstract of his Memoir, of a length suitable for insertion in the published Transactions of the Association, and...
Page lxxix - Committee appointed for the purpose of recording the Position, Height above the Sea, Lithological Characters, Size, and Origin of the Erratic Blocks of England, Wales, and Ireland, reporting other matters of interest connected with the same, and taking measures for their Preservation, 219.— W.
Page xxviii - Committee may also hold such preliminary meetings as the President of the Committee thinks expedient, but shall, under any circumstances, meet on the first Wednesday of the Annual Meeting, at 11 AM, to...
Page 130 - Ampere, which is one-tenth of the unit of current of the CGS system of electromagnetic units and which is represented sufficiently well for practical use by the unvarying current which, when passed through a solution of nitrate of silver in water, in accordance with a certain specification, deposits silver at the rate of 0.001118 of a gramme per second.
Page 767 - To conclude therefore, let no man upon a weak conceit of .sobriety or an ill-applied moderation think or maintain, that a man can search too far, or be too well studied in ihe book of God's word, or in the book of God's works, Divinity or Philosophy ; but rather let 'men endeavour an endless progress or proficience in both...