Elements of Electricity and Electro-Chemistry

Elements of Electricity and Electro-Chemistry

by George John Singer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108079228
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/05/2015
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Physical Sciences Series
Pages: 520
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.16(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Part I. On Electrical Phenomena: 1. Nature of electrical action, and sources of electrical excitation; 2. Of conductors and nonconductors of electricity, and of the electrical apparatus; 3. Experiments with the electrical machine; 4. On the phenomena of electrical light; 5. On the Leyden jar, and the nature of electrical influence; Part II. Of the Mechanical and Chemical Agencies of Electricity: 1. Instruments required for the application of the electric power to the purpose of experiment; 2. Mechanical effects of electricity; 3. Chemical effects of electricity; Part III. Natural Agencies of Electricity: 1. On the identity of electricity, and the cause of lightning; 2. On the phenomena of thunder storms, and the probable sources of atmospherical electricity; 3. On some luminous phenomena of the atmosphere; 4. Connection of electricity with medicine, and natural history; Part IV. Voltaic electricity: 1. Structure of the voltaic apparatus, and nature of its electrical phenomena; 2. Chemical effects of the voltaic apparatus; 3. Extensive agency of the voltaic apparatus, as an instrument of analysis; 4. Sketch of the state of theoretical knowledge in voltaic electricity; Appendix; Plates.

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