| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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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