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Index
Editorial
Preface
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Physical Measurements
Physical Arithmetic
Measurement of the More
Simple Quantities
Measurement of Mass and
Specific Gravity
Mechanics of Solids
Mechanics of Liquids and Gases
Acoustics
Thermometry and Expansion
Calorimetry
Tension of Vapour and Hygrometry
Photometry
Mirrors and Lenses
Spectra, Refractive Indices, and
WaveLengths
Polarised Light
Colour Vision
Magnetism
Electricity
Definitions and Explanations of
Electrical Terms
Absolute Measure of the
Current in a Wire
Galvanometers
Determination of the Reduction
Factor of a Galvanometer
Definition of ElectroChemical
Equivalent
Faraday's Law
Joule's Law  Measurement of
Electromotive Force
Ohm's Law
Comparison of Electrical
Resistances
Comparison of Electromotive
Forces
Wheatstone's Bridge
Measuring a Resistance with
the WheatstoneBridge
Measurement of a Galvanometer
Resistance  Thomson's Method
Measurement of a Battery
Resistance  Mance's Method
The British Association
Wire Bridge
Carey Foster's Method of
Comparing Resistances
Calibration of a Bridgewire
Poggendorff's Method for the
Comparison of Electromotive
Forces
LatimerClark's Potentiometer
Measurement of a Quantity of
Electricity
Introduction
Quantity of Electricity and
AngularVelocity of the
Magnetic Needle
Work done in Turning the
Magnetic Needle
Electrical Accumulators or
Condensers
Capacity of a Condenser
Unit of Capacity
Galvanometers Suitable for the
Comparison of Capacities
Comparison of the Capacities of
two Condensers
Measurement of the Capacity
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