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" I. The Object to be Attained. SOME time ago the authors considered the possibility of constructing an apparatus for the determination of the mechanical equivalent of heat which could be placed in the hands of junior students, and which would enable a... "
Philosophical Magazine - Page 144
1895
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The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science

English periodicals - 1895
...troublesome corrections. For such a purpose the electrical method was naturally adopted ; for nosv that the commercial values of the electrical units...one-third of a penny, at fid. per Board of Trade Unit. Hence there is not the practical objection to the electrical method that was so formidable when currents...
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Proceedings of the Physical Society, Volume 13

Institute of Physics and the Physical Society - Physics - 1895
...meteoric phenomena in the laboratory. XXVIII. Students' Simple Apparatus for Determining the Mechamcal Equivalent of Heat. By Prof. WE AYRTON and HC HAYCRAFT*....horse-power for ten minutes is only one-third of a penny, at &d. per Board of Trade Unit. Heuce there is not the practical objection to the electrical method that...
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The Values of Precision

M. Norton Wise - Science - 1997 - 372 pages
..."now the commercial values of the electrical units are known with considerable accuracy in the C.Ci.S. system, it is possible to measure energy in footpounds by means of a good commercial ammeter |and| voltmeter with greater ease and certainty than by any mechanical dynamometer." With an ordinary...
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Philosophical Magazine

Physics - 1895
...XV. Students' Simple Apparatus for Determining tJie Mechanical Emivalent of Heat, By Prof. WE ATKTON and HC HAYCRAFT*. I. The Object to be Attained. SOME...horse-power for ten minutes is only one-third of a penny, at 6d. per Board of Trade Unit. Hence there is not the practical objection to the electrical method that...
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