Chemical Manipulation: Being Instructions to Students in Chemistry on the Methods of Performing Experiments of Demonstration Or Research, with Accuracy and Success

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J. Murray, 1842 - 664 pagina's
 

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Pagina 62 - If on the contrary it weigh one grain and a fraction, it will be counterpoised by the heavy gold weight at the extremity, and one or more of the lighter ones placed in some other part of the beam. This beam...
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Pagina 61 - The fulcrum is a bit of plate brass, the middle of which lies flat on my table when I use the balance, and the two ends are bent up to a right angle so as to stand upright. These two ends are ground at the same time on a flat hone, that the extreme surfaces of them may be in the same plane ; and their distance is such that the needle when laid acftss them rests on them at a small distance from the sides of the beam.
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