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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 72

[subjects covered]

Heat, Electricity, and Magnetism—with experiment Heat, a form of energy:—Matter-its constitution and properties. The various forms of energy. Effects of heat on Matter:—Change of Volume of Solids, Liquids, and Gases. Tempers-ture, Thermometers. Quantity of Heat. Change of State-fusion, vaporisation. Latent Heat. Refrigerating Machines, Communication of Heat:—Conduction, Convection—winds, ventilation, ocean currents. Radiation. Thermo-dynamics:-Steam and Gas Engines; Use of Compressed Air.

Magnetism:—Attraction and Repulsion. Various Kind of Magnets. The Earth a Magnet. Static Electricity Attraction and Repulsion. Electrical Machines. Leyden Jut Current Electricity:—Galvanic Batteries. Measurement or Currents. The Connection between Electricity and Magnetism Application of Electricity:—The Electric Light, Dynamos, Telegraphs, and Telephones. Electro-plating.

In addition to the lecture course, practical work is carried out as far as possible in the Laboratory attached to the Normal School, which is well supplied with physical apparatus.