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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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Metallurgical Calculations: Iron and steel: 1907

Joseph William Richards - Furnaces - 1907
...thus generated. This is allowed for in the well-known formula for adiabatic compression : in which f = the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to that at constant volume = 1.408. V0 = the volume of the uncompressed air. p0 = the tension of the uncompressed...
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Practical Physics: A Laboratory Manual Fro Colleges and Technical Schools

William Suddards Franklin, Chauncey M. Crawford, Barry MacNutt - Physical measurements - 1908
...SPECIFIC HEATS OF AIR BY CLEMENT AND DESORMES' METHOD. The object of this experiment is to determine the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to its specific heat at constant volume. Theory. — The method of Clement and Desormes depends upon a knowledge of the behavior of a gas. When...
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Transactions, Volume 27, Issue 2

American Institute of Electrical Engineers - Electric engineering - 1908
...pressure as 0.2375, the mechanical equivalent of heat as 778 ft-lb. From these values we obtain that for the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to that at constant volume, K = 1.40593. The initial temperature, Tl = 50° fahr. = 509.5° absolute....
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Physical Measurements in the Properties of Matter and in Heat

Ralph S. Minor - 1910
...AIR. Reference.—Duff, p. 264. The object of this experiment is to obtain the value of the ratio y of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to its specific heat at constant volume. The method employed is a modification of that used first by Clement and Desormes. A quantity of the gas,...
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica: Har to Ita

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1910
...3, p. 238) he stated that he had succeeded in proving that the ratio in question must be the same as the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to the specific beat at constant volume. In the method of measuring the specific heat adopted by Delaroche...
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The Encyclopędia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 13

Hugh Chisholm - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1910
...3, p. 238) he stated that he had succeeded in proving that the ratio in question must be the same as the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to the specific heat at constant volume. In the method of measuring the specific heat adopted by Delaroche...
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica: Har to Ita

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1910
...3, p. 238) he stated that he had succeeded in proving that the ratio in question must be the same as the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to the specific heat at constant volume. In the method of measuring the specific heat adopted by Delaroche...
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Physical Measurements: A Laboratory Manual in General Physics ..., Volumes 1-4

Ralph S. Minor - Physics - 1916
...References.—Duff, p. 283; Edser, p. 321. The object of this experiment is to obtain the value of the ratio y of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to its specific heat at constant volume. The method employed is a modification of that used first by Clement and Desormes. A quantity of the gas,...
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The Principles of Aėrography

Alexander McAdie - Atmosphere, Upper - 1917 - 318 pages
...is 1366. CHAPTER IV THERMODYNAMICS OF THE ATMOSPHERE 14. The specific heat of air. The quantity k, the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to the specific heat at constant volume, is of much importance in connection with the cooling and heating...
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Physical Laboratory Experiments for Engineering Students: Part I ..., Volume 1

Samuel Sheldon, Erich Hausmann - Physics - 1917 - 134 pages
...metal rod and in air, to determine the pressure of the atmosphere and its density, and to calculate the ratio of the specific heat of air at constant pressure to that at constant volume. Water in pressure tubes (cm.) Theoretical discharge (cu. cm. per sec.) Q Volume...
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