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JOULE-THOMSON EFFECT: "On the Thermal Effects of Fluids in Motion" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 143 for the Year 1853 Part I & II, pp. 357-365)

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JOULE-THOMSON EFFECT: "On the Thermal Effects of Fluids in Motion" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 143 for the Year 1853 Part I & II, pp. 357-365)

by Thomson, William (Lord Kelvin)

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London: Royal Society of London, 1853. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Thomson's important paper that explains what became known as the Joule-Thomson Effect: the change in temperature of a gas when passed through a porous plug or valve. Also known as the "throttling process."
Also contains George Gabriel Stokes' "On the Change of Refrangibility of Light.- No. II" (pp.385-386) and J. C. Adams' "On the Secular Variation of the Moon's Mean Motion" (pp. 397-406). iv, [1]-566, [1]-15 pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.

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Title
JOULE-THOMSON EFFECT: "On the Thermal Effects of Fluids in Motion" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 143 for the Year 1853 Part I & II, pp. 357-365)
Author
Thomson, William (Lord Kelvin)
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Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
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Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Royal Society of London
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1853

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