The physics and chemistry of mining; an elementary class-book for the use of students preparing for the Board of Education and County Council ... for colliery managers' certificates

 
9781130097122: The physics and chemistry of mining; an elementary class-book for the use of students preparing for the Board of Education and County Council ... for colliery managers' certificates

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 Excerpt: ...silica, 122 Briquettes, 108 British thermal units, 118 Brimstone, 39 Bull-dog, special, 95 Bunsen battery, 133 Bunsen's photometer, 75 CALCINATION, 125 Calorific value, 102, 116, 117 Calorimeter, 116, 118 Candle-power, 73 Cannel, 100 Capacity for heat, 19 Carbon, 51--in steel, 51--air consumed by, 120--filament, 138--in coal, 98--bisulphide, 107--in peat and wood, 105--heating effect of, 118--in black damp, 58 Carbon dioxide, 37, 55--dioxide at high altitudes, 38--dioxide in after-damp, 56--dioxide and flame extinction, So--dioxide in aerated waters, 56--dioxide in fire extincteurs, 56--dioxide, diffusion of, 56--doixide, dangerous amount of, 57--dioxide, effects of, on life, 58 Carbon dioxide, tests for, 58--dioxide in air after breathing, 57, 58--dioxide, preparation of, 58 Carbonate of iron, 125 Carbonates, 44., 45 Carbonic oxide, 53, 54, 118--oxide, air consumed by, 120--oxide and black smoke, 54, 102--oxide, antidote for, 54--oxide from gob fires, 55--oxide in after-damp, 55--oxide in blast-furnace gas, 55--oxide, tests for, 55--oxide and blasting-powder, 83--oxide, effect of, on coal dust, 83, 84 Carbonite, 95 Carburetted hydrogen, 60 Cartridges, lime, 92 Cells, 132, 133 Cellulose, 105 Centigrade degrees, 21 Charcoal, 52, 53, 105--animal, 52--absorbent power of, 53 Charles's law, 9--law and ventilation, 78 Chemical welding, 140, 141 Chemicals, common names of, 143 China clay, 121 Choke damp, 55 Clay ironstones, 125 Clays, 121-123 Clinker, 106, 107 Clowes' lamp, 64-66 Coal, 98--carbon in, 98, 102--specific gravity of, 98, 102, 11o, in--total carbon in, 98--bituminous, 99, 101--flaming, 101--caking and non-caking, 101--splint, 101--steam, 101--house, 101--firing, 101--ash in, 98, 101, 102, 106, 112--calorific value of, 102--tar from, 102--ammonia from, ...

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