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" ... the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to the specific heat at constant volume. "
Sound, 8 lectures - Page 46
by John Tyndall - 1867
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 5

Robert Walsh - American literature - 1829
...— " The velocity of sound, is equal to the product of the velocity given by the formula of Newton, by the square root of the ratio of the specific heat of air under a constant pressure, to its specific heat under a constant volume." The theory of Laplace applied...
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The Foreign Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1829
..." The actual velocity of sound is equal to the velocity given by the formula of Newton, multiplied by the square root of the ratio of the specific heat of air under a constant pressure, to its speci6c heat under a constant volume." The first of these specific...
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A Dictionary of Chemistry and Mineralogy: With Their Applications

Andrew Ure - Chemistry - 1831 - 844 pages
...sound should be obtained by multiplying the velocity calculated, according to the formula of Newton, by the square root of the ratio of the specific heat of air under a constant pressure, to the specific heat of the same fluid under a constant volume. M. Poisson...
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The Cambridge and Dublin Mathematical Journal, Volume 8

Duncan Farquharson Gregory, Robert Leslie Ellis, William Thomson Baron Kelvin, Norman Macleod Ferrers - Mathematics - 1853
...compression ; and let P, V, and T be what they become when the compression is concluded. Then if k denote the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to the specific heat of air kept in a space of constant volume, and if, as appears to be nearly, if not...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

Science - 1853
...(T-0)(rl)MKv (I) In which T is the temperature of the air in the working cylinder, 6, that of the weather, y, the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to that at constant volume, M the mass of air heated ; and Kv, the symbol employed by Mr. Rankine to express...
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Sound: A Course of Eight Lectures Delivered at the Royal Institution of ...

John Tyndall - Sound - 1867 - 335 pages
...sound in atmospheric air. We found Laplace, by a special assumption, deducing from these velocities the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure, to its specific heat at constant volume. We found Mayer calculating from this ratio the mechanical equivalent of heat ; finally, we found Mr....
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A Treatise on the Steam-engine in Its Various Applications to Mines, Mills ...

John Bourne (C. E.) - Steam engineering - 1868 - 495 pages
...and V the temperature from absolute zero, pressure, and volume of air after compression ; and k is the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to that at constant volume. Professor W. Thomson has deduced, as a consequence of the above, the following...
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Examination Papers for Science Schools and Classes

Great Britain. Education Department. Department of Science and Art - 1869
...determined ? In what order do the higher rates of vibration of a tuning fork follow each other ? r. From the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to its specific heat at constant volume you are required to deduce the mechanical equivalent of heat. How will you do it ? s. Sketch an experimental...
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The Elements of Acoustics, Light, and Heat

John Charles Buckmaster - Heat - 1871 - 186 pages
...determined ? In what order do the higher rates of vibration of a tuning-fork follow each other ? r. From the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to its specific heat at constant volume you are required to deduce the mechanical equivalent of heat. How will you do it ? ?. Sketch an experimental...
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Numerical examples in heat

Richard Evans Day - 1875
...the mechanical equivalent of heat as 1,390 foot-pounds? (31.) Determine from the following experiment the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to that of air at constant volume, and deduce from this ratio the mechanical equivalent of heat : A definite...
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