Nineteenth-century Scientific Instruments

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University of California Press, 1 ian. 1983 - 320 pagini
Examines the variety of instruments and equipment used in scientific research in fields such as chemistry, mechanics, meteorology, and electricity
 

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Acknowledgements
15
Four Book Covers facing page
48
Chemical Balance
49
Water
64
Gillray Cartoon
65
Time
69
Hydrostatics
82
Pneumatics
96
Leyden Jars
192
Geissler Tubes
195
Chemistry
203
Meteorology
226
Accum Chemical Chest
240
Atomic Formula Models
241
Surveying Navigation
246
Fitzroy Barometer
256

Heat
109
Jet Cart
144
Watt Beam Engine Model
144
Sound
146
Helmholtz Resonators
160
Colour Disks
161
Magnetism
173
xu Ross Compound Microscope
176
xw Projection Microscope
177
Electricity
182
Tangent Galvanometer
192
Prismatic Compass
257
Traverse Board
269
Drawing Calculating
273
Architects Drawing Kit
288
Orrery
288
Recreational Science
303
Astronomical Screen
303
Stereoviewer
304
Praxinoscope Theatre
305
Harr
315
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