An elementary treatise on practical chemistry and qualitative inorganic analysis

Front Cover
J. & A. Churchill, 1877 - Chemistry - 359 pages

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 361 - SYSTEMATIC HANDBOOK OF VOLUMETRIC ANALYSIS ; or, the Quantitative Estimation, of Chemical Substances by Measure, applied to Liquids, Solids, and Gases.
Page 359 - By the same Author. Laboratory Teaching ; or, Progressive Exercises in Practical Chemistry. Fourth Edition. With 83 Engravings. Crown 8vo, 5s.
Page iii - CLOWES. — Practical Chemistry and Qualitative Inorganic Analysis. An Elementary Treatise, specially adapted for use in the Laboratories of Schools and Colleges, and by Beginners. By FRANK CLOWES, D.Sc., Professor of Chemistry in University College, Nottingham.
Page v - The chief object of the author of the present work was to furnish one which was sufficiently elementary in the description of apparatuses, chemicals, modes of experimentation, etc., so as to "reduce to a minimum the amount of assistance required from a teacher." It is a generally recognized fact that one of the most serious hindrances to the utility of many of the smaller text-books is the too great conciseness of the language employed, which renders it unintelligible to the primary student unless...
Page 347 - metre" ( = 39-37 inches); this is the "unit of length." The "unit of measure" is the "litre," which is one cubic decimetre : the "unit of weight" is the gramme*, which is the weight of 1 cubic centimetre of distilled water at 4 C. The chief conveniencies arising from the use of this system are : — 1st.

Bibliographic information