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Elements of Chemistry

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Monumental classic by the founder of modern chemistry is essential for undergraduate students. First explicit statement of law of conservation of matter in chemical change; first modern list of chemical elements; more. Facsimile reprint of original (1790) Kerr translation. Introduction by Professor Douglas McKie.

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Monumental classic by founder of modern chemistry in remarkable reprint of rare 1790 Kerr translation. A must for every student of chemistry or the history of science.

Synopsis:

Monumental classic by the founder of modern chemistry features first explicit statement of law of conservation of matter in chemical change, and more. Facsimile reprint of original (1790) Kerr translation.

Table of Contents

PART FIRST.

Of the Formation and Decomposition of Aëriform Fluids, of the Combustion of Simple Bodies, and the Formation of Acids

CHAP. I.Of the Combinations of Caloric, and the Formation of Elastic Aëriform Fluids or Gaffes

CHAP. II.General Views relative to the Formation and Composition of our Atmosphere

CHAP. III. Analysis of Atmospheric Air, and its Division into two Elastic Fluids ; one fit for Respiration, and the other incapable of being respired

CHAP. IV. Nomenclature of the several constituent Parts of Atmospheric Air

CHAP. V. Of the Decomposition of Oxygen Gas by Sulphur, Phosphorus, and Charcoal, and of the Formation of Acids in general

CHAP. VI. Of the Nomenclature of Acids in general, and particularly of those drawn from Nitre and Sea Salt

CHAP. VII. Of the Decomposition of Oxygen Gas by means of Metals, and the Formation of Metallic Oxyds

CHAP. VIII. Of the Radical Principle of Water, and of its Decomposition by Charcoal and Iron

CHAP. IX. Of the Quantities of Caloric disengaged from different Species of Combustion, Combustion of Phosphorus

SECT. I. Combustion of Charcoal

SECT. II. Combustion of Hydrogen Gas

SECT. III. Formation of Nitric Acid

SECT. IV. Combustion of Wax

SECT. V. Combustion of Olive Oil

CHAP. X. Of the Combustion of Combustible Substances with each other

CHAP. XI. Observations upon Oxyds and Acids with several Bases, and upon the Composition of Animal and Vegetable Substances

CHAP. XII. Of the Decomposition of Vegetable and Animal Substances by the Action of Fire

CHAP. XIII. Of the Decomposition of Vegetable Oxyds by the Vinous Fermentation

CHAP. XIV. Of the Putrefactive Fermentation

CHAP. XV. Of the Acetous Fermentation

CHAP. XVI. Of the Formation of Neutral Salts, and of their Bases

SECT. I. Of Potash

SECT. II. Of Soda

SECT. III. Of Ammoniac

SECT. IV. Of Lime, Magnesia, Barytes, and Argill

SECT. V. Of Metallic Bodies

CHAP. XVII. Continuation of the Observations upon Salisiable Bases, and the Formation of Neutral Salts

PART II. Of the Combinations of Acids with Salisiable Bases, and of the Formation of Neutral Salts

INTRODUCTION

TABLE of Simple Substances

SECT. I. Observations upon simple Substances

TABLE of Compound Oxydable and Acidisiable Bases

SECT. II. Observations upon Compound Radicals

SECT. III. Observations upon the Combinations of Light and Caloric with different Substances

TABLE of the Combinations of Oxygen with the Simple Substances, to face

SECT. IV. Observations upon these Combinations

TABLE of the Combinations of Oxygen with Compound Radicals

SECT. V. Observation upon these Combinations

TABLE of the Combinations of Azote with the Simple Substances

SECT. VI. Observations upon these Combinations of Azote

TABLE of the Combinations of Hydrogen with Simple Substances

SECT. VII. Observations upon Hydrogen, and its Combinations

TABLE of the Binary Combinations of Sulphur with the Simple Substances

SECT. VIII. Observations upon Sulphur, and its Combinations

TABLE of the Combinations of Phosphorous with Simple Substances

SECT. IX. Observations upon Phosphorous and its Combinations

TABLE of the Binary Combinations of Charcoal

SECT. X. Observations upon Charcoal, and its Combinations

SECT. XI. Observations upon the Muriatic, Fluoric, and Boracic Radicals, and their Combinations

SECT. XII. Observations upon the Combinations of Metals with each other

TABLE of the Combinations of Azote, in the State of Nitrous Acid, with the Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combinations of Azote, in the State of Nitric Acid, with the Salisiable Bases

SECT. XIII. Observations upon Nitrous and Nitric Acids, and their Combinations with Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combinations of Sulphuric Acid with the Salisiable Bases

SECT. XIV. Observations upon Sulphuric Acid, and its Combinations

TABLE of the Combinations of Sulphurous Acid

SECT. XV. Observations upon Sulphurous Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combinations of Phosphorous and Phosphoric Acids

SECT. XVI. Observations upon Phosphorous and Phosphoric Acids, and their Combination with Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combinations of Carbonic Acid

SECT. XVII. Observations upon Carbonic Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combinations of Muriatic Acid

TABLE of the Combinations of Oxygenated Muriatic Acid

SECT. XVIII. Observations upon Muriatic and Oxygenated Muriatic Acid, and their Combinations with Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combinations of Nitro-Muriatic Acid

SECT. XIX. Observations upon Nitro-muriatic Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combinations of Fluoric Acid

SECT. XX. Observations upon Fluoric Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combinations of Boracic Acid

SECT. XXI. Observations upon Boracic Acid, and its Combinations with Sulisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combinations of Arseniac Acid

SECT. XXII. Observations upon Arseniac Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases

SECT. XXIV. Observations upon Tungstic Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases, and a Table of these in the order of their Affinity

TABLE of the Combinations of Tartarous Acid

SECT. XXV. Observations upon Tartarous Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases

SECT. XXVI. Observations upon Mallic Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combinations of Citric Acid

SECT. XXVII. Observations upon Citric Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combinations of Pyro-lignous Acid

SECT. XXVIII. Observations upon Pyro-lignous Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases

SECT. XXIX. Observations upon Pyro-tartarous Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combinations of Pyro-mucous Acid

SECT. XXX. Observations upon Pyro-mucous Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combinations of Oxalic Acid

SECT. XXXI. Observations upon Oxalic Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combinations of Acetous Acid, to face

SECT. XXXII. Observations upon Acetous Acid, and its Combinations with the Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combination of Acetic Acid

SECT. XXXIII. Observations upon Acetic Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combinations of Succinic Acid

SECT. XXXIV. Observations upon Succinic Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases

SECT. XXXV. Observations upon Benzoic Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases

SECT. XXXVI. Observations upon Camphoric Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases

SECT. XXXVII. Observations upon Gallic Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases

SECT. XXXVIII. Observations upon Lactic Acid, and its Combinations with Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combinations of Saccho-lactic Acid

SECT. XXXIX. Observations upon Saccho-lactic Acid, and its Combination with Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combinations of Formic Acid

SECT. XL. Observations upon Formic Acid, and its Combinations with the Salisiable Bases

SECT. XLI. Observations upon the Bombic Acid, and its Combinations with the Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combinations of the Sebacic Acid

SECT. XLII. Observations upon the Sebacic Acid and its Combinations with the Salisiable Bases

SECT. XLIII. Observation upon the Lithic Acid, and its Combinations with the Salisiable Bases

TABLE of the Combination of the Prussic Acid

SECT. XLIV. Observations upon the Prussic Acid, and its Combinations with the Salisiable Bases

PART III.

Description of the Instruments and Operations of Chemistry

INTRODUCTION

CHAP. I. Of the Instruments necessary for determining the Absolute and Specific Gravities of Solid and Liquid Bodies

CHAP. II. Of Gazometry, or the Measurement of the Weight and Volume of Aëriform Substances

SECT. I. Of the Pneumato-chemical Apparatus

SECT. II. Of the Gazometer

SECT. III. Some other methods for Measuring the Volume of Gasses

SECT. IV. Of the method of Separating the different Gasses from each other

SECT. V. Of the necessary Corrections of the Volume of Gasses, according to the Pressure of the Atmosphere

SECT. VI. Of the Correction relative to the Degrees of the Thermometer

SECT. VII. Example for Calculating the Corrections relative to the Variations of Pressure and Temperature

SECT. VIII. Method of determining the Weight of the different Gasses

CHAP. III. Description of the Calorimeter, or Apparatus for measuring Caloric

CHAP. IV. Of the Mechanical Operations for Division of Bodies

SECT. I. Of Trituration, Levigation, and Pulverization

SECT. II. Of Sifting and Washing Powdered Substances

SECT. III. Of Filtration

SECT. IV. Of Decantation

CHAP. V. Of Chemical means for Separating the Particles of Bodies from each other without Decomposition, and for Uniting them again

SECT. I. Of the Solution of Salts

SECT. II. Of Lixivation

SECT. III. Of Evaporation

SECT. IV. Of Cristallization

SECT. V. Of Simple Distillation

SECT. VI. Of Sublimation

CHAP. VI. Of Pneumato-chemical Distillations, Metallic Dissolutions, and some other operations which require very complicated instruments

SECT. I. Of Compound and Pneumato-chemical Distillations

SECT. II. Of Metallic Dissolutions

SECT. III. Apparatus necessary in Experiments upon Vinous and Putresactive Fermentations

SECT. IV. Apparatus for the Decomposition of Water

CHAP. VII. Of the Composition and Use of Lutes

CHAP. VIII. Of Operations upon Combustion and Deslagration

SECT. I. Of Combustion in general

SECT. II. Of the Combustion of Phosphorus

SECT. III. Of the Combustion of Charcoal

SECT. IV. Of the Combustion of Oils

SECT. V. Of the Combustion of Alkohol

SECT. VI. Of the Combustion of Ether

SECT. VII. Of the Combustion of Hydrogen Gas, and the Formation of Water

SECT. VIII. Of the Oxydation of Metals

CHAP. IX. Of Deflagration

CHAP. X. Of the Instruments necessary for Operating upon Bodies in very high Temperatures

SECT. I. Of Fusion

SECT. II. Of Furnaces

SECT. III. Of increasing the Action of Fire, by using Oxygen Gas instead of Atmospheric Air

APPENDIX

No. I. TABLE for Converting Lines, or Twelfth Parts of an Inch, and Fractions of Lines, into Decimal Fractions of the Inch

No. II. TABLE for Converting the Observed Heighth of Water in the Jars of the Pneumato-Chemical Apparatus, expressed in Inches and Decimals, into Corresponding Heighths of Mercury

No. III. TABLE for Converting the Ounce Measures used by Dr. Priestley into French and English Cubical Inches

No. IV. TABLE for Reducing the Degrees of Reaumeur's Thermometer into its corresponding Degrees of Fahrenheit's Scale

No. V. ADDITIONAL RULES for Converting French Weights and Measures into correspondent English Denominations

No. VI. TABLE of Weights of the different Gasses, at 28 French inches, or 29.84 English inches barometrical pressure, and at 10° (54·5°) of temperature, expressed in English measure and English Troy weight

No. VII. TABLES of the Specific Gravities of different bodies

No. VIII. ADDITIONAL RULES for Calculating the Absolute Gravity in English Troy Weight of a Cubic Foot and Inch, English Measure, of any Substance whose Specific Gravity is known

No. IX. TABLES for Converting Ounces, Drams, and Grains, Troy, into Decimals of the Troy Pound of 12 Ounces, and for Converting Decimals of the Pound Troy into Ounces, &c.

No. X. TABLE of the English Cubical Inches and Decimals corresponding to a determinate Troy Weight of Distilled Water at the Temperature

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