A Study of Four Hundred Steaming Tests Made at the Fuel-testing Plant, St. Louis, Mo. in 1904, 1905 and 1906

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1907 - Coal - 196 pages

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Page 170 - Avogadro's law states that equal volumes of all gases at the same temperature and pressure contain the same number of molecules...
Page 135 - The heat transferred from one body to another by radiation is proportional to the difference of the fourth powers of the absolute temperatures of the two bodies. While this is strictly true only of the ideal "black bodies...
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Page iv - B 312. The interaction between minerals and water solutions, with special reference to geologic phenomena, by EC Sullivan.
Page 199 - Experimental work conducted in the chemical laboratory of the United States fuel-testing plant at St. Louis, Mo., January 1, 1905, to July 31, 1906, by NW Lord.
Page 139 - Loss due to unconsumed hydrogen and hydrocarbons, to heating the moisture in the air, to radiation, and unaccounted for. (Some of these losses may be separately itemized if data are obtained from which they may be calculated.) Totals . . 100.00 •The weight of gas per pound of carbon burned maybe calculated from the gas analyses as follows : Dry gas per pound carbon =

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