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Corresponding Societies.- Report of the Committee, 'consisting of Professor R.

MELDOLA (Chairman), Mr. 9. V. HOLMES (Secretary), Mr. FRANCIS GALTON,

Sir Douglas GALTON, Sir Rawson Rawson, Mr. G. J. Symons, Dr. J. G.

GARSON, Sir John Evans, Mr. J. HOPKINSON, Professor T. G. BONNEY, Mr.

W. WHITAKER, Mr. W. TOPLEY, Professor E. B. POULTON, Mr. CUTHBERT

PEEK, and Rev. Capon H. B. TRISTRAM

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Report on the Present State of our Knowledge of Thermodynamics. By

G. H. Bryan. Part II.—The Laws of Distribution of Energy and their

Limitations

64

APPENDIX A.-The Possible Laws of Partition of Rotatory Energy in

Non-colliding Rigid Bodies

98

APPENDIX B.-On the Law of Molecular Distribution in the Atmo-

sphere of a Rotating Planet

100

APPENDIX C.-On the Application of the Determinantal Relation to

the Kinetic Theory of Polyatomic Gases. By Professor LUDWIG

BOLTZMANN

102

The Best Methods of recording the Direct Intensity of Solar Radiation.---Tenth

Report of the Committee, consisting of Sir G. G. STOKES (Chairman),

Professor A. SCHUSTER, Mr. O. JOHNSTONE STONEY, Sir H. E. Roscoe,

Captain W. DE W. ABNEY, Mr. C. CHREE, Mr. G. J. Symons, Mr. W. E.

Wilson, and Professor H. McLEOD. (Drawn up by Professor MCLEOD) 106

Underground Temperature.-Twentieth Report of the Committee, consisting

of Professor J. D. EVERETT, Professor Lord KELVIN, Mr. G. J. Symons,

Sir A. GEIKIE, Mr. J. GLAISHER, Professor EDWARD HULL, Professor J.

PRESTWICH, Dr. C. LE NEVE Foster, Professor A. S. HERSCHEL, Professor

G. A. LEBOUR, Mr. A. B. WYNNE, Mr. W. GALLOWAY, Mr. JOSEPH

Dickinson, Mr. G. F. Deacon, Mr. E. WETHERED, Mr. A. STRAHAN, and

Professor MICHIE SMITH. (Drawn up by Professor EVERETT, Secretary.) 107

Meteorological Observations on Ben Nevis.—Report of the Committee, consist-

ing of Lord McLAREN (Chairman), Professor A. CEUM BROWN (Secretary),

Dr. John MURRAY, Dr. ALEXANDER BUCHAN, Hon. RALPH ABERCROMBY,

and Professor R. COPELAND. (Drawn up by Dr. BUCHAN)

108

Experiments for Improving the Construction of Practical Standards for Elec-

trical Measurements. — Report of the Committee, consisting of Professor

CAREY FOSTER (Chairman), Lord KELVIN, Professors AYRTON, J. PERRY,

W. G. ADAMS, and Lord RAYLEIGH, Drs. 0. J. LODGE, John HOPKINSON,

and A. MUIRHEAD, Messrs. W.H. PREECE and HERBERT TAYLOR, Professor

J. D. EVERETT, Professor A. SCHUSTER, Dr. J. A. FLEMING, Professors

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G. F. FITZGERALD, G. CHRYSTAL, and J. J. Thomson, Messrs. R. T. GLAZE-

BROOK (Secretary) and W. N. SHAW, Rev. T. O. FITZPATRICK, Dr. J. T. Bot-

TOMLEY, Professor J. VIRIAMU JONES, Dr. G. JOHNSTONE STONEY, Professor

S. P. THOMPSON, and Mr. G. FORBES....

117

APPENDIX I.—Report of the American Delegates at the Chicago Con-

ference to the Secretary of State at Washington

119

APPENDIX II.—Experiments on the Value of the Ohm. By J.

VIRIAMU JONES

123

APPENDIX III.-Comparison of the Standards employed by Professor

Jones with the Standards of the Association. By R. T. GLAZEBROOK 128

APPENDIX IV.-Comparison of some of the Standards of the Board of

Trade with those of the Association. By J. RENNIE

130

APPENDIX V.–Values of Certain Coils belonging to the Indian Govern-

ment. By E. O. WALKER

131

APPENDIX VI.-On the Specific Resistance of Copper and of Silver.

By Rev. T. C. FITZPATRICK

131

APPENDIX VII.-Final Report of the Electrical Standards Committee

of the Board of Trade, and Order in Council regarding Standards for

Electrical Measurements

136

The Application of Photography to the Elucidation of Meteorological Pheno-

mena.–Fourth Report of the Committee, consisting of Mr. G. J. Symons

(Chairman), Professor R. MELDOLA, Mr. J. HOPKINSON, and Mr. A. W.

ČLAYDEN (Secretary). (Drawn up by the Secretary)

143

Earth Tremors. - Report of the Committee, consisting of Mr. G. J. SYMONS,

Mr. C. Davison (Secretary), Sir F. J. BRAMWELL, Professor G. H. DARWIN,

Professor J. A. Ewing, Dr. Isaac ROBERTS, Mr. Thomas Gray, Sir John

Evans, Professors J. PRESTWICH, E. HULL, G. A. LEBOUR, R. MELDOLA,

and J. W. JUDD, Mr. M. WALTON BROWN, Mr. J. GLAISHER, Professor C.

G. Knorr, Professor J. H. POYNTING, Mr. HORACE DARWIN, and Dr. R.

COPELAND (Drawn up by the Secretary).

145

APPENDIX I.-Account of Observations made with the Horizontal

Pendulum at Nicolaiew. By Professor S. KORTAZZI

155

APPENDIX II.-The Bifilar Pendulum at the Royal Observatory, Edin-

burgh. By Professor R. COPELAND

158

The Electrolytic Methods of Quantitative Analysis.- Report of the Committee,

consisting of Professor J. EMERSON REYNOLDS (Chairman), Dr. C. A. Kohn

(Secretary), Professor P. FRANKLAND, Professor F. Clowes, Dr. Hugu

MARSHALL, Mr. A. E. FLETCHER, Mr. D. H. NAGEL, Mr. T. TURNER, and

Mr. J. B. COLEMAN

160

Bibliography of Spectroscopy.- Report of the Committee, consisting of Pro-

fessor H. McLeod (Chairman), Professor W. C. ROBERTS-A USTEN, Mr. H. G.

Madan, and Mr. D. H. NAGEL ...

161

An International Standard for the Analysis of Iron and Steel.—Sixth Report

of the Committee,consisting of Professor W.C. ROBERTS-A USTEN (Chairman),

Sir F. ABEL, Mr. E. RILEY, Mr. J. SPILLER, Professor J. W. LANGLEY, Mr.

G. J. SNELUS, Professor TILDEN, and Mr. Thomas TURNER (Secretary).

(Drawn up by the Secretary)

237

The action of Light upon Dyed Colours.-Report of the Committee, consisting

of Professor T. E. THORPE (Chairman), Professor J. J. HUMMEL (Secretary),

Dr. W. H. PERKIN, Professor W. J. RUSSELL, Captain W. DE W. ABNEY,

Professor W. STROUD, and Professor R. MELDOLA. (Drawn up by the

Beeretary)

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