A Guide to the Scientific Knowledge of Things Familiar
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A Guide to the Scientific Knowledge of Things Familiar

By Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
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Table of Contents
  • A GUIDE TO THE SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE OF THINGS FAMILIAR;
  • PREFACE.
  • SUBJECTS OF THE CHAPTERS.
  • HEAT.
  • INTRODUCTION.
  • CHAPTER I.
  • CHAPTER II.
  • CHAPTER III.
  • CHAPTER IV. SMOKE.
  • CHAPTER V. LAMPS AND CANDLES.
  • CHAPTER VI. ANIMAL HEAT.
  • CHAPTER VII. MECHANICAL ACTION. 1.—PERCUSSION.
  • CHAPTER VIII. 2.—FRICTION. 3.—CONDENSATION.
  • CHAPTER IX. EFFECTS OF HEAT. 1.—EXPANSION.
  • CHAPTER X. EXPANSION FROM HEAT. (Continued.)
  • CHAPTER XI. 2.—LIQUEFACTION. 3.—VAPORIZATION.
  • CHAPTER XII. 4.—EVAPORATION.
  • CHAPTER XIII. COMMUNICATION OF HEAT. 1.—CONDUCTION.
  • CHAPTER XIV. 2.—ABSORPTION OF HEAT.
  • CHAPTER XV. 3.—REFLECTION OF HEAT.
  • CHAPTER XVI. 4.—RADIATION.
  • CHAPTER XVII. 5.—CONVECTION.
  • PART II.
  • AIR.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
  • CHAPTER XIX. CARBONIC ACID GAS.
  • CHAPTER XX. CARBURETTED HYDROGEN GAS.
  • CHAPTER XXI. PHOSPHURETTED HYDROGEN GAS.
  • CHAPTER XXII. WIND.
  • CHAPTER XXIII. BAROMETER.
  • CHAPTER XXIV. SNOW. HAIL. RAIN.
  • CHAPTER XXV. WATER.
  • CHAPTER XXVI. ICE.
  • CHAPTER XXVII. LIGHT.
  • CHAPTER XXVIII. SOUND.
  • CHAPTER XXIX. MISCELLANEOUS.
  • GLOSSARY.
  • INDEX.
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