Practical Meteorology

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byJohn Drew

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1860 Excerpt: ... Explanation.--Enter the column headed D--W. with the difference between the readings of the dry-bulb and wet-bulb thermometers; ranging with it under the reading of the drybulb thermometer, found in one of the horizontal columns, will be the degree of humidity required. Table VII.--Corrections to be subtracted from the readings of Barometers, with brass scales extending from the cistern to the top of the mercurial column, to reduce the observations to 32 Fahrenheit. PLATE I. Fig. 1. Tho simplest form of a Barometer, p. 11 and p. 203. Fig. 2. Siphon tube for experimental proof of Mariottes law, p. 13. Fig. 3. Diagram for proof of the law of density, p. 16. Fig. 4. Constructing a Thermometer, p. 40. Fig. 5. Determining the Boiling-point of a Thermometer, p. 46. Fig. 6. Kain-gauge, p. 187. Fig. 7. Graduated jar for the Bain-gauge, p. 187. PLATE II. Fig. 1. Sixes Register Thermometer, p. 51. Fig. 2. Rutherfords Register Thermometer, p. 54. Fig. 3. Negretti and Zambras Maximum Thermometer, p. 55. Fig. 4. Sympiesometer, p. 217. Fig. 5. Linds Wind-gauge, p. 118. Fig. 6. Wind-star, p. 120. PLATE III. Curves of the monthly mean temperature at Greenwich and Southampton for the years 18481853, p. 78. PLATE IV. Fig. 1. Greenwich Thermometer-stand, p. 82. Fig. 2. Curves of the mean daily temperature at Greenwich for January and July, p. 62. Fig. 3. Daltons apparatus for measuring the elastic force of vapour, p. 128. Fig. 4. Ures apparatus for measuring the elastic force of vapour, p. 130. PLATE V. Curve of the mean annual temperature at Greenwich for the years 1771-1853, p. 84. PLATE VI. Fig. 1. Daniells Hygrometer, p. 137. Fig. 2. Wet-and Dry-bulb Thermometers, or Mason's Hygrometer, p. 144. Fig. 3. Saussures Hygrometer, p. 127. Fig. 4. Regnaults Hygrometer, p. 139. Fi...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1860 Excerpt: ... Explanation.--Enter the column headed D--W. with the difference between the readings of the dry-bulb and wet-bulb thermometers; ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217320619

ISBN - 13:9780217320610

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