| William Garnett - Heat - 1876 - 117 pages
...air at constant volume is therefore 1-1724x64 „ —j^—;— = 1667... 90 xo From this we see that **the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to its specific heat at constant volume** is ' .'" = 1-42... According to the best experiments the value of this ratio for air and other permanent... | |
| William Lees - Heat - 1877 - 299 pages
...observed velocity. Laplace's correction consists in multiplying the velocity as calculated by Newton, **by the square root of the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant** pressure (O) to its specific heat at constant volume (C"), see Art. 237. Thus, if V be the calculated... | |
| William Henry Besant - Fluid mechanics - 1877 - 320 pages
...elastic, or less elastic, in a greater degree than is given by Boyle's law. Taking /3 to represent **the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to** the specific heat at constant volume, If then a small portion of fluid, the density of which is pv... | |
| William Garnett - Chemistry - 1878 - 208 pages
...and the specific heat of air at constant volume is therefore 11724 x 64 90x5 From this we see that **the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to its specific heat at constant** •237 volume is — -*-'-- = T42... According to the best experiments the value of this ratio for... | |
| Charles Chambers (of Colaba observ.) - Atmospheric circulation - 1878 - 80 pages
...of j , , 495088 foot-grains nnnno r1 au- at constant pressure : = 183.6 foot.grains = 2696 -6. x = **the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to** the specific heat of air at constant volume: = 1-408 = (1 + kv V), since V is the increase of volume... | |
| William Henry Stone - 1879
...which brings the theoretical into complete accordance with the observed velocity. This consists in **multiplying Newton's velocity by the square root of...the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant** pressure (C p) to its specific heat at constant volume (<?"). Thus, if V be the calculated velocity,... | |
| Charles Bird (B.A., F.R.A.S.) - 1880
...determined ? In what order do the higher rates of vibration of a tuning fork follow each other ? 366. 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 ? 367. Sketch an experimental... | |
| William Garnett - 1884
...and the specific heat of air at constant volume is therefore 11724 x 64 90x5 From this we see that **the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to its specific heat at constant** '237 volume is '" = 1'42... According to the best experiments the value of this ratio for air and other... | |
| James Prescott Joule - Chemistry - 1884 - 657 pages
...compression ; and let P', V, and Tr be what they become when the compression is concluded. Then if /. 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... | |
| Philosophy - 1890
...freezing temperature ; but Laplace assumed such changes to exist, and by multiplying Newton's figures **by " the square root of the ratio of the specific...volume, the actual or observed velocity is obtained."** The result of his calculation gave 174 feet a second as the increase of velocity created by the heat... | |
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