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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1887-1888-368

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364 department for ladies The Practical Class is more especially provided for those students who desire to obtain deeper knowledge of the Principles of Chemistry and the study of the subjects treated in this class may advantageously be extended over two or three academical years Books recommended Bloxam's Laboratory Teaching Bowman's "Practical Chemistry EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS By Day Friday 30-3 30 Michaelmas Term Heat and the Steam Engine The object of this course is to give as full an account as time and circumstances will permit of the modern theory of heat and of the application of the scientific principles of heat to industrial purposes The treatment throughout will be Elementary no previous scientific knowledge being assumed and each part of the subject will be approached from the experimental and descriptive and not from the mathematical side The following is short Summary of the way in which the subject will be treated General effects of Heat on Solids Liquids and Gases Expansion of bodies -Force of Expansion -Thermometry Pyrometers -Apparent and real Expansion of Liquids Compensating Pendulums Expansion of Gases -Methods of Measurement -Dynami Theory of Gases -The Air Thermometer -Absolute Zero
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