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Page 109 - I have long held an opinion, almost amounting to conviction, in common I believe with many other lovers of natural knowledge, that the various forms under which the forces of matter are made manifest have one common origin; or, in other words, are so directly related and mutually dependent, that they are convertible, as it were, one into another, and possess equivalents of power in their action.
Page ii - MATTER. CONTENTS. — Gravitation. — The Acceleration of Gravity. — Elasticity.— Stresses and Strains.— Torsion.— Bending of Rods.— Spiral Springs. — Collision.— Compressibility of Liquids.— Pressures and Volumes of Gases.— Thermal Effects Accompanying Strain.— Capillarity.— Surface Tension.— Laplace's Theory of Capillarity.— Diffusion of Liquids — Diffusion of Gases.— Viscosity of Liquids.— INDEX. " We regard this book as quite indispensable not merely to teachers...
Page 108 - held an opinion, almost amounting to conviction, in common, I believe,. with many other lovers of natural knowledge, that the various forms under which the forces of matter are made manifest have one common origin; in other words, are so directly related and mutually dependent, that they are convertible, as it were, into one another, and possess equivalents of power in their action.
Page 82 - This index of refraction is still more materially affected when a body passes from the solid to the liquid, or from the liquid to the gaseous condition...
Page ii - Will rank as the STANDAKD ENGLISH AUTHORITY on OILS and FATS for many fears to come." — Industries and Iron In Two Volumes^ Half Morocco^ each complete in itself* PHYSICO-CHEMICAL TABLES For the Use of Analysts, Physicists, Chemical Manufacturers and Scientific Chemists. Volume I. — Chemical Engineering, Physical Chemistry.