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Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Volume 8
Royal Society of Edinburgh
Visualizzazione completa - 1875
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Volume 6
Royal Society of Edinburgh
Visualizzazione completa - 1869
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Pagina 459 - Wilson. — A MEMOIR OF GEORGE WILSON, MD, FRSE, Regius Professor of Technology in the University of Edinburgh. By his SISTER. New Edition. Crown 8vo. 6s. "An exquisite and touching portrait of a rare and beautiful spirit.
Pagina 205 - Observations made at the Magnetical and Meteorological Observatory, at Toronto, in Canada.
Pagina 53 - If an engine be such that, when it is worked backwards, the physical and mechanical agencies in every part of its motions are all reversed, it produces as much mechanical effect as can be produced by any thermodynamic engine, with the same temperatures of source and refrigerator, from a given quantity of heat.
Pagina 143 - There is at present in the material world a universal tendency to the dissipation of mechanical energy. 2. Any restoration of mechanical energy, without more than an equivalent of dissipation, is impossible in inanimate material processes, and is probably never effected by means of organized matter either endowed with vegetable life or subjected to the will of an animated creature. 3. Within a finite period of time past, the earth must have been, and within a finite period of time to come. the earth...
Pagina 505 - Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China seas and Japan in the years 1852, 1853, and 1854, under the command of Commodore MC Perry.
Pagina 216 - On our attention being called to the object it was discovered to be an enormous serpent, with head and shoulders kept about four feet constantly above the surface of the sea...
Pagina 51 - That the quantity of heat produced by the friction of bodies, whether solid or liquid, is always proportional to the quantity of force expended.
Pagina 170 - The Canadian Journal ; a Repertory of Industry, Science and Art ; and a Record of the Proceedings of the Canadian Institute.