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Published by Harper in New York and London .
Written in English


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Statementby Robert Boyle and E. H. Amagat. Tr. and ed. by Carl Barus.
SeriesHarper"s scientific memoirs, 5
ContributionsBoyle, Robert, 1627-1691., Amagat, Émile Hilaire, 1841-1915.
LC ClassificationsQC286 .B29
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. l., 3-109, [1] p.
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14018425M
LC Control Number99004869

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Gas laws, Laws that relate the pressure, volume, and temperature of a gas. Boyle’s law—named for Robert Boyle—states that, at constant temperature, the pressure P of a gas varies inversely with its volume V, or PV = k, where k is a constant. Charles’s law—named for J.-A.-C. Charles (–)—states that, at constant pressure, the volume V of a gas is directly proportional . Thermodynamic changes with special names An isobaric process is one that takes place without any change in pressure.; An isochoric process is one that takes place without any change in volume.; An isothermal process is one that takes place without any change in temperature.. Isothermal processes are often described as "slow". The pressure of a gas is inversely . States of Matter (Book) Behavior of Gases The Gas Laws. For a given amount of gas, scientists have discovered that the pressure, volume, and temperature of a gas are related in certain ways. Because these relationships always hold in nature, they are called laws. The laws are named for the scientists that discovered them.   The "pneumatic" era of chemistry began with the discovery of the vacuum around which clearly established that gases are a form of matter. The ease with which gases could be studied soon led to the discovery of numerous empirical (experimentally-discovered) laws that proved fundamental to the later development of chemistry and led indirectly to the atomic view .

A Text Book Of Physics. This note covers the following topics: temperature, Expansion of solids with rise of temperature, expansion of liquids, expansion of gases, circulation and convection in liquids and gases, quantity of heat-specific heat, conductivity, the kinetic theory of matter, change of state: liquid-vapour, change of state solid-liquid, water in the atmosphere, general account of. Reprint of The laws of gases, translated and edited by C. Barus, originally published in by Harper, New York; and The expansion of gases by heat, translated and edited by W.W. Randall, first published in by the American Book Co.   To predict the properties of gases using the gas laws. Experience has shown that several properties of a gas can be related to each other under certain conditions. The properties are pressure (P), volume (V), temperature (T, in kelvins), and amount of . The compression of gases is his main focus on his first paper in the book. The empirical evidence in support of Mariotte's Law is discussed in detail and compression of air analysis is introduced along with apparatus' and procedures documented by E. H. Amagat.5/5(1).

Gases The first step to understanding gases is to spell out what exactly a gas is. Gases have two properties that set them apart from solids and liquids. First, gases spontaneously expand to fill the container they occupy, no matter its size. In other words, a gas has no fixed volume or shape. Secondly, gases are easily compressible. The gas laws were developed at the end of the 18th century, when scientists began to realize that relationships between pressure, volume and temperature of a sample of gas could be obtained which would hold to approximation for all gases. Boyle's law. In Robert Boyle studied the relationship between volume and pressure of a gas of fixed. The laws of gases Paperback – Ap by Barus Carl (Author), Robert Boyle (Author) › Visit Amazon's Robert Boyle Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central Cited by: 1.   The book is a master class in how the Supreme Court works and, more broadly, how major cases navigate through the legal system. The Massachusetts v. EPA decision was the basis for almost all of the Obama administration’s actions on climate change, which included stricter regulations of emissions from motor vehicles and power plants.