Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, and the Arts: Illustrated with Engravings. By William Nicholson. ...

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G. G. and J. Robinson, 1797
 

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Extract of a Memoir concerning three different Species of Carbonated
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Accounts of the cold caves of Mont Testaceo Ifchia St Marino Cefi Chiavenna Caprino
53
Observations and Experiments on the Light Expence and Construction
67
A Memoir upon the Discovery of America By Mr Otto p
73
Why firearms do not bard by the extreme force of gunpowder Much of the gunpowder it blown
74
Analysis of the Oriental Lapis Lazuli By M Klaproth p
77
Vis A Comparison between Electrical Machines with a Cylinder and those
83
The Process for giving a beautiful White Colour to Raw Silk without
88
JUNE 1797
97
On the Mechanical Construction and Uses of the Screw p
158
The Method of obtaining the Fixed Alkalis in Crystals of the greatest
164
A Memoir on the Combination of Oils with Earths Volatile Alkali
170
Analysis of a Memoir of Citizen Bonhomme on the Nature and Treatment
174
Useful Notices respecting various ObjectsImprovement of Telescopes
180
Mathematical Correspondence p
186
AUGUST 1797
193
Abstract of a Memoir read at the Sitting of the French National Institute
205
Account of the steeland report concerning its qualities when made into tools Excellence of
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An Account of the Fata Morgana or the Optical Appearance of Figures
227
The Combustion of Phosphorus in the Vacuum of the AirPump
236
Analysis of Four Specimens of Steel with Reflections on the new Method
248
Experiments on the specimens Table of the quantities of carbone silex phosphorus and iron
255
On the elastic Fluid contained in the Airvessels of Fish p
264
Description of an improved Electrometer in which the Sensibility of
270
The Combustion of Phosphorus in the Vacuum of the AirPump
279
New Publications p
285
Experiments and Observations on the fulminating Preparations of Gold
296
Experimental Researches to ascertain the Nature of the Process by which
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Concerning the Properties of the Sulphureous Acid and its Combinations
313
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Mathematical Correspondence P
383
Concerning the spontaneous Action of concentrated Sulphuric Acid on
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with
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Doubts concerning the Existence of a new Earth in the Mineral from
404
A philosophical Memoir containing 1 Experiments relative to the Pro
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Concerning the StcamEngine as originally invented by the Marquis
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On the Mechanism by which the Mariners Compass is suspended p
426
Vibrations of pendulous bodiesTrain of wheels
430
New Construction of the Air Pump By James Sadler Esq Chemist
441
On the Advantage of inverting the Slider in many Operations on
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An Account of some Experiments to determine the Force of fired Gun
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Observations and Experiments on Steel resembling that of Damascus
468
New Publications p
479
FEBRUARY 1798
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Experiments on the Composition and Proportion of Carbon in Bitumens
487
The Description of a new portable Electrical Machine Invented by
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A Memoir concerning a remarkable Phenomenon in Meteorology Read
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Philosophical News and Accounts of Books p
523
MARCH
529
Abstract of two Memoirs on a Method of obtaining Barytes pure and
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Observations on the fundamental Property of the Lever With a Proof
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Remarks on the terms kali fixed vegetable alkali potash spodium and tartarin Preference given
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Experimental Researches to ascertain the Nature of the Process by which
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Till Experiments and Observations on the Inflexion Reflexion and Colours
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An Account of the Manner in which Heat is propagated in Fluids and
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Useful Notices respecting various Objects Welding of CastSteelFlexure
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Observations on Waterspouts seen from Nice By Mr Michaud Corre
577
Experiments and Observations on the Inflexion Reflexion and Colour
585
Mathe
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On certain Points of Nomenclature By a Correspondent p
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