publication . Article . 1861

I.— An Account of some Experiments on Radiant Heat, involving an extension of Prevost's Theory of Exchanges

Balfour Stewart;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1861 Journal: Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, volume 22, pages 1-20 (issn: 0080-4568, eissn: 2053-5945, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
<jats:p>1. This paper consists of two parts, the first of which is confined to describing the experiments performed; while in the second it is attempted to connect these with certain theoretical views regarding Radiant Heat.</jats:p><jats:p>2. The experiments were made with a fourfold object; at least, for the sake of clearness, it is well to class them into four distinct groups:—</jats:p><jats:p>Group I. Contains those experiments in which the <jats:italic>quantities</jats:italic> of heat radiated from polished plates of different substances, at a given temperature, are compared with the quantity radiated from a similar surface of lamp-black, at the same temper...
free text keywords: General Earth and Planetary Sciences, General Environmental Science, Radiant heat, Mechanics, Materials science
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