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" Describe the experiment by which it is shewn that the pressure of air at a given temperature varies inversely as the space it occupies. "
The Elements of Hydrostatics and Hydrodynamics - Page 16
by William Hallows Miller - 1831 - 95 pages
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A Collection of Cambridge Mathematical Examination Papers: Papers in pure ...

John Martin Frederick Wright - 1833 - 332 pages
...a horizontal plane. 3. Find the vertical pressure of a fluid on any surface. 4. The pressure of the air at a given temperature varies inversely as the space it occupies. 5. Find the difference of the altitudes of two stations by means of the barometer. 6. Find the velocity...
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Mathematical Problems and Examples, Arranged According to Subjects, from the ...

1836 - 366 pages
...of the barometer in rainy weather. 1 48. State the experiments by which it appears that in all cases the pressure of air at a given temperature varies inversely as the space occupied. 149. Find the resultant of the pressure of a fluid on the 1884 surface of a solid, wholly...
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An Elementary Course of Mathematics: Designed Principally for Students of ...

Harvey Goodwin - 1846 - 500 pages
...volume occupied by an elastic fluid, and the pressure exerted by it, in consequence of its elasticity. The pressure of air at a given temperature varies inversely as the space it occupies. We shall shew how this is proved experimentally, (1) when the air is compressed for the experiment,...
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The Principles of the Solution of the Senate-house 'riders,' Exemplified by ...

Francis James Jameson - 1851 - 144 pages
...length of the column of fluid in the tube. 185Q. (A). Give the experiment from which it is inferred that the pressure of air at a given temperature varies inversely as the space it occupies. If the temperature vary, what relation exists between the pressure, the volume, and the temperature...
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A Collection of Problems and Examples Adapted to the "Elementary Course of ...

Harvey Goodwin - 1851 - 196 pages
...a mixture of known volumes of the two fluids. 6. Give the experiment from which it is inferred that the pressure of air at a given temperature varies inversely as the space it occupies. If the temperature vary, what relation exists between the pressure, the volume, and the temperature...
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The London University Calendar

London univ - 1852 - 358 pages
...the diagonal. 3. To determine the conditions of equilibrium of a floating body. 4. The elastic force of air at a given temperature varies inversely as the space it occupies. Show how this may be proved experimentally (1) when the air is compressed for the experiment, (2) when...
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Solutions of the Problems and Riders Proposed in the Senate-house ...

William Walton, Charles Frederick Mackenzie - 1854 - 266 pages
...such a position is one of stable equilibrium. 5. Describe the experiment by which it is shewn that the pressure of air at a given temperature varies inversely as the space it occupies. State the law connecting pressure, density, and temperature, when all vary; and if p^tv p^t,, Pspjs,...
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Solutions of the problems and riders proposed in the Senate-house ...

Cambridge univ, exam. papers - 1854 - 284 pages
...such a position is one of stable equilibrium. 5. Describe the experiment by which it is shewn that the pressure of air at a given temperature varies inversely as the space it occupies. State the law connecting pressure, density, and temperature, when all vary; and if />,/>,<,, PiP^v...
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general Report on Public Instruction in the lower Provinces of the Bengal ...

JOHN GRAY - 1857 - 784 pages
...pump, and find the tension on the piston rod corresponding to any height of the column of water. 5. The pressure of air at a given temperature varies inversely as the space it occupies. Does the tension of the rope by which a diving bell is suspended, increase or decrease as the bell...
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Report on the examination for admission to the Royal military academy at ...

Woolwich roy. military acad - 1861 - 572 pages
...to remain at rest when all are totally immersed. 8. Describe an experiment by which it is shown that the pressure of air at a given temperature varies inversely as the volume occupied by it. A pipe 15 feet long, closed at the upper extremity, is placed vertically in...
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