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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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Report on the examination for admission to the Royal military academy at ...

Woolwich roy. military acad - 1864 - 588 pages
...is to the pressure on the lower portion as I to 7. 10. How is it shown that the elastic force of the air at a given temperature varies inversely as the space it occupies. A cylindrical tube 2 feet in length and closed at its upper end, is immersed vertically in seawater,...
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Mathematical Exercises ...

Samuel H. Winter - 1864 - 348 pages
...a cubic foot of water being 1000 oz. avoirdupois. 12. How is it shown that the elastic force of the air at a given temperature varies inversely as the space it occupies? XLI. 1. Find the relation of P to w in the system of pulleys in which each string is attached to the...
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Elementary Hydrostatics

James Hamblin Smith - 1870 - 164 pages
...as the column of mercury supported in the mercurial barometer. 80. The pressure of a given quantity of air, at a given temperature, varies inversely as the space it occupies. The following proof by experiment establishes the truth of this law. ABC is a bent tube, cylindrical,...
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Elementary hydrostatics: its principles explained, illustrated, and applied

John Thurlow - 1871 - 90 pages
...the height of any given station above the sea level. 37. Prop. XII. The pressure of a given quantity of air at a given temperature, varies inversely as the space it occupies. This law, due to Boyle and Marriotte, is proved thus experimentally. Case I. For a compression of volume...
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Elementary Hydrostatics

William Henry Besant - 1873 - 256 pages
...inches, we shall find that - h is p a little less than 5 miles. 83. The pressure of a given quantity of air, at a given temperature, varies inversely as the space it occupies. The experimental proof of this law, due to Boyle and Marriotte, is as follows. A bent glass tube, the...
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The Madras University Calendar, Volume 1

University of Madras - 1874 - 502 pages
...tetrahedron. "NB— The surface of a sphere of radius f is 4*r2." III. Describe an experiment to prove that the pressure of air at a given temperature varies inversely as the space it occupies. If the piston of a Smeaton's air pump stop short at fixed distances from the top and bottom of the...
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Report of Her Majesty's Civil Service Commissioners: Together ..., Volume 22

1878 - 632 pages
...and ends. 1 1 . Describe the experiment proving Boyle's law, that the pressure of a given quantity of air at a given temperature varies inversely as the space it occupies. ANCIENT HISTORY. Time allowed, 3 hours. 1. Trace the influence of Egypt upon Greece in the sixth and...
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The Madras University Calendar, Volume 1

University of Madras - 1879 - 674 pages
...density of the cone : the density of the liquid : : 7 : 8. IV. Show that the pressure of a given quantity of air, at a given temperature, varies inversely as the space it occupies, in the case of dilatation only. A conical vessel of glass is inverted and plunged into water. By inclining...
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Calendar, for the Year ...

1903 - 188 pages
...in liquid with one side in the surface. (c) Shew how to prove that the pressure of a given quantity of air, at a given temperature, varies inversely as the space it occupies. GEEY SCHOLARSHIP EXAMINATION. 11. Three fluids, whose densities are in AP, fill a semi-circular tube...
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Parliamentary Papers, Volume 27

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - 1878 - 634 pages
...sides and ends. 11. Describe the experiment proving Boyle's law, that the pressure of a given quantity of air at a given temperature varies inversely as the space it occupies. ANCIENT HISTORY. Time allowed, 3 hours. 1. Trace the influence of Egypt upon Greece in the sixth and...
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