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A course of six lectures on the various forces of matter and their relations to each other / by Michael Faraday ; edited by William Crookes.

Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867.
Date
1860
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Publication/Creation

London : Richard Griffin, 1860 (London : Spottiswoode.)

Physical description

vi, 179 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm

Edition

2nd ed.

Notes

Delivered before a Juvenile Auditory at the Royal Institution of Great Britain during the Christmas Holidays of 1859-60.

Contents

I. The force of gravitation.--II. Gravitation--Cohesion.--III. Cohesion--Chemical affinity.--IV. Chemical affinity--Heat.--V. Magnetism--Electricity.--VI. The correlation of the physical forces. Lighthouse illumination--The electric light. Notes

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