| A. Privat Deschanel - 1874
...Now the ratio THERMIC ENGINES. 453 of 83-66 to 59-3 is 1-41, which, as we have already seen (§ 347), **is the ratio of specific heat at constant pressure to specific heat at constant volume.** In the case of air and perfect gases, the heat gained by compression or lost in expansion is almost... | |
| American Gas Light Association - 1899
...analysis of the gas pumped 1n these tests the specific heat is found to be .45. To find t. we have k=rat1o **of specific heat at constant pressure to specific heat at constant volume,** which for a perfect gas is 1.4. p,=pressure at outlet of exhauster in pounds per square inch. p, =... | |
| Augustin Privat-Deschanel - 1881
...velocity of sound have furnished the most precise determinations hitherto made of the value of 1 +0, **which, as above indicated, is the ratio of specific...employed to determine the quantity of heat absorbed by a** body'in its passage from the solid to the liquid state. For instance, a piece of ice at zero is carefully... | |
| Popular encyclopedia - 1885
...of any gas whose atomic weight we know; for the specific heats are inversely as the atomic weight. **The ratio of specific heat at constant pressure to specific heat at constant volume** is a constant amount (1 ••) 1 ). Specific Heats. Water = 1 -00000. Various modifications of the... | |
| Charles Josiah Woodward - 1890
...density is 0'o033 gm- Per c.cm, at o°C., and under a pressure of 76 cm. of mercury, ^ = 981. What **is the ratio of specific heat at constant pressure to specific heat at constant volume** in ether vapour ? ANSWERS. 1. (a) 625 pound-degrees; (b) 868,750 foot-pounds; (c) 27,800,000 foot-poundals.... | |
| John Tyndall - 1890 - 591 páginas
...appear, but it does no violence to probability to suppose that a mind so penetrating had made use of **the ratio of specific heat at constant pressure to specific heat at constant volume** afterwards employed by Mayer. The point of highest historic interest here is that no great step in... | |
| William Kent - 1895 - 1100 páginas
...expansiou, or .0686 heat units; heneo the epeeiflc heat at constant volume = 0.2375 - .0086 = 0.1689. **Ratio of specific heat at constant pressure to specific heat at constant volume** = .2375 -t- .1089 = 1.406. (ÍW Specific Heat. p. 458.) Flow of Air through Orifice»,— The theoretical... | |
| Charles P. Matthews, John Shearer - 1902 - 247 páginas
...gas is raised to 273°, thus increasing the volume to 2 1. Compute the mechanical equivalent of heat. **[Ratio of specific heat at constant pressure to specific heat at constant volume** =1.41.] 621. What is an isothermal line? an adiabatic line? Why is the adiabatic line through any point... | |
| William Kent - 1907 - 1129 páginas
...expansion, or .0686 heat units; hence the specific heat at constant volume = 0.2375 — .0886 = 0.1689. **Ratio of specific heat at constant pressure to specific heat at constant volume** = .2375 -t- .1689 = 1.406. (See Specific Heat, p. 458.) Flow of Air through Orifices.— The theoretical... | |
| Great Britain. Education Department. Department of Science and Art - 1908
...neither gained nor lost, ie, in an adiabatic transformation of a perfect gas, ~. i t. where y denotes **the ratio of specific heat at constant pressure to specific heat at constant volume.** (50) 72. Discuss the flow of a fluid in a tube of non-uniform cross section, showing how the pressure... | |
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