Report of the Annual Meeting, Volume 64

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Contents

Committees appointed by the General Committee at the Oxford Meet
lxxxix
General Meetings
cviii
Report of the Committee on Electrolytic Methods of Quantitative Analysis 605
3
Corresponding Societies Report of the Committee consisting of Professor
19
Report on the Present State of our Knowledge of Thermodynamics
64
The Best Methods of recording the Direct Intensity of Solar Radiation Tenth
106
Experiments for Improving the Construction of Practical Standards for Elec
117
Comparison of the Standards employed by Professor
128
The Application of Photography to the Elucidation of Meteorological Pheno
143
Pendulum at Nicolaiew By Professor S KORTAZZI
155
Bibliography of Spectroscopy Report of the Committee consisting of Pro
161
Address by Captain W J L WHARTOX R N F R S President of the Sec
187
An International Standard for the Analysis of Iron and Steel Sixth Report
237
The Bibliography of Solution Interim Report of the Committee consisting
246
Isomeric Naphthalene Derivatives Eighth Report of the Committee con
268
The Collection Preservation and Systematic Registration of Photographs
274
The Circulation of Underground Waters Twentieth Report of the Com
283
The Eurypteridbearing Deposits of the Pentland Hills Second Report of
302
Stonesfield Slate Report of the Committee consisting of Mr H B WOOD
304
The Volcanic Phenomena of Vesuvius and its Neighbourhood Report of
315
Occupation of a Table at the Zoological Station at Naples Report of
335
The Zoology of the Sandwich Islands Fourth Report of the Committee con
343
Index Generum et Specierum Animalium Report of a Committee consist
347
The Exploration of Hadramout in Southern Arabia Report of the Com
354
Methods of Economic Training in this and other countries Report of
365
Methods of Determining the Dryness of Steam Report of the Committee
392
Prehistoric and Ancient Remains of Glamorganshire Second Report of
418
The Lake Village of Glastonbury Report of the Committee consisting
431
Anthropometric Work in Schools Report of a Committee consisting
439
On the NorthWestern Tribes of Canada Ninth Report of the Committee
453
The Structure and Function of the Mammalian Heart Report of the Com
464
On the Formation of Soapbubbles by the Contact of Alkaline Oleates with
475
On the Displacements of the Rotational Axis of the Earth By Professor
476
The Connection between Chemical Combination and the Discharge of Elec
482
On the Electrification of Molecules and Chemical Change By H BRERETON
493
On Methods that have been adopted for Measuring Pressures in the Bores
523
SECTION A MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE
543
On a Graphical Transformer for Replotting Curves By A P TROTTER
558
Report of the Committee on the Bibliography of Spectroscopy
628
Some Points of Special Interest in the Geology of the Neighbourhood
644
On Certain Volcanic Subsidences in the North of Iceland By TEMPEST
650
Discussion with Section H on the Plateau Gravels c North Kent
651
On the Homes and Migrations of the Earliest Forms of Animal Life
657
On the Permian Strata of the North of the Isle of Man By Professor
662
DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY
681
On the Species of Amphioxus By J W KIRRALDY
685
On Social Insects and Evolution By Professor C V RILEY
689
DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY
695
FRIDAY AUGUST 10
712
On the Geography of Lower Nubia By SOMERS CLARKE F S A
718
Address by Professor C F BASTABLE M A F S S President of the Section
719
On the Unemployed By BOLTON SMART
730
On Cooperation in Agriculture By HAROLD MOORE
736
Address by Professor A B W KENNEDY LL D F R S M INST C E
739
FRIDAY AUGUST 10
750
MONDAY AUGUST 13
756
On Engineering Laboratory Instruments and their Calibration By Pro
759
The Report of the Anthropometric Laboratory Committee
774
On the Alleged Presence of Negritoes in Borneo By H LING ROTA
780
On the Changes in Nerve Cells due to Functional Activity By GUSTAV
809
On a Modification of Golgis Methods By OLIVER S STRONG
815
On the Causes and Prevention of Suffocation in Mines By J
816
TUESDAY AUGUST 14
785
On the Classificatory System of Relationship By Rev LORIMER FISON 788
788
On the Tobas of Gran Chaco South America By J GRAHAY KERR 789
789
Report of the Committee on the NorthWestern Tribes of Canada 790
790
PHYSIOLOGY THURSDAY AUGUST 9
791
On Some Experiments to determine the Timerelations of the Voluntary Tetanus in Man By DAVID FRASER HARRIS B Sc M B 792
792
On Mirror Writing By Professor F J ALLEN 793
793
On Some Physiological Applications of the Phonograph By Professor John G MCKENDRICK M D F R S 794
794
FRIDAY AUGUST 10
795
On the Absorption of Poisons By Professor P HEGER 804
804
On the Measurement of Simple Reaction Time for Sight Hearing and Touch By Professor W RUTHERFORD M D F R S 805
805
On the Microscopic Appearance of Striped Muscle in Rest and in Con traction By Professor W RUTHERFORD M D F R S 806
806
On an Aerotonometer and a Gasburette By Professor Léon FREDERICQ 807
807
A Form of Experimentallyproduced Immunity By J LORRAIN SMITH M A M D and E TREVETHICK M B 808
808

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Page 723 - ... the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man, as the means of production and of traffic in states.
Page 137 - 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 xxix - To give a stronger impulse and a more systematic direction to scientific inquiry, — to promote the intercourse of those who cultivate Science in different parts of the British Empire, with one another, and with foreign philosophers, — to obtain a more general attention to the objects of Science, and a removal of any disadvantages of a public kind which impede its progress.
Page 137 - As a unit of resistance, the international ohm, which is based upon the ohm, equal to 109 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 xxxvii - Vice-Presidents, one or more Secretaries, and a Treasurer shall be annually appointed by the General Committee. Council. In the intervals of the Meetings, the affairs of the Association shall be managed by a Council appointed by the General Committee. The Council may also assemble for the despatch of business during the week of the Meeting.
Page 122 - As a unit of quantity, the international coulomb, which is the quantity of electricity transferred by a current of one international ampere in one second. As a unit of capacity, the international farad, which is the capacity of a condenser charged to a potential of one international volt by one international coulomb of electricity.
Page 140 - ... --5 centimetre thick to fit the tube ; at one side of the cork bore a hole through which the zinc rod can pass tightly; at the other side bore another hole for the glass tube which covers the platinum wire ; at the edge of the cork cut a nick through which the air can pass when tlio cork is pushed into the tube.
Page 122 - As a unit of work, the joule, which is equal to 107 units of work in the CGS system, and which is represented sufficiently well for practical use by the energy expended in one second by an international ampere in an international ohm. As a unit of power, the watt, which is equal to 10...
Page xxxvi - Committee of Recommendations. The General Committee shall appoint at each Meeting a Committee, which shall receive and consider the Recommendations of the Sectional Committees, and report to the General Committee the measures which they would advise to be adopted for the advancement of Science.
Page 137 - ... the unvarying electric current which when passed through a solution of nitrate of silver in water in accordance with the specification appended hereto, and marked A, deposits silver at the rate of O'OOlllS of a gramme per second.

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