London:, Harrison and Sons, 1886.]: 1886
Seller ID: S4278
296 x 230 mm. 4to. Pages 71-122; 123-156. 8 figs., numerous tables, 2 folding lithographic plates; numerous tables, 5 folding lithographic plates. Dis-bound. Young and Ramsay in partnership at University College, Bristol, published an exhaustive series of researches concerning the vapor pressures of liquids, thereby clarifying Kopp's quantitative laws held at all pressures. In 1885 Ramsay and Young derived an empirical equation that relates the ratio of absolute temperature of two liquids at a given vapor pressure. The significance is that this ratio is constant at all vapor pressures and tha... View More...