The Electrical Researches of ... Henry Cavendish, F. R. S.: Written Between 1771 and 1781, Ed. from the Original Manuscript ...

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Equilibrium of electricity in a globe 2027
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Two plane parallel plates 2838
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Canals of incompressible fluid 3953
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Pressure of electric fluid against a surface
54
Articles
61
Charges of similar bodies as the n1 power of their corresponding diame
67
Charge of a thin flat plate independent of its thickness
73
Equilibrium of electricity in bodies communicating by a canal is
84
Whether the conditions of equilibrium are the same for two bodies com
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FIG PAGE
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Attraction and repulsion 106117
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Advantages of the method 246
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Trial Plate
116
Method of making the experiment 296
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On the cases in which bodies receive electricity from or part with
124
Fig 1 If the fluid uniformly spread on a circular plate
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List of plates of glass 592
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Machine for trying Leyden vials
145
Repulsion of two columns
146
The trial plate 297
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Fig 4 Charge of two equal cylinders at a finite distance
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11 Fig 7 Concave plate compared with flat one
158
Slit coatings
159
Density increasing towards the circumference
164
On the Leyden vial
168
Fig 10 Penetration of glass by fluid
170
Charge of a condenser little affected by the presence of an over
175
Fig 11 Two coated plates in communication little affected
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Effect of floor and walls of the room
193
Condition of electric equilibrium between conductors in electric com
199
Electrification by induction
205
Effect of an overcharged body
209
1st Night 438
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The electricity of glass is here taken to be positive
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Double plate 1 75x 285 tried with small sliding trial plate
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The charging jar
223
Advantages of the second method
229
Second experimentA piece of wood within a vessel formed of
235
Method of operation Fig 14
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The gauge electrometer
248
The bodies to be tested were chosen of nearly equal capacity
254
Leakage of the Leyden vials
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Six different arrangements
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Effect of the thickness of a plate on its capacity
272
Whether charge of white glass thermometer tube is
277
Bearing on the theory
278
Oblong plate
284
MEASUREs
298
Advantage of the second method
299
These methods abandoned
305
Recapitulation of the theory of coated plates
311
First leather Torpedo 599
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Hypothesis about the relative effect of surrounding bodies on the capa
338
Experiment to determine whether the air between the plates is charged
344
Increase of charge by induction 652
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First hypothesis Electricity penetrates into the glass to a certain depth
350
Correction for spreading with electricity strong and weak 665
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Comparison of the plate D with the circle of 36 inches diameter with
356
Results on RESISTANCE
359
Comparison of the results
362
Table of results at different temperatures
368
Table of the charges of plates of other substances
371
Canals of incompressible fluid
375
Difference between thick plates and thin ones
377
Charges of two parallel disks close together
378
Infinite body
379
Molecular constitution of air
380
Zero of potential
382
Table of results with cylindric vials
383
Fifth hypothesis on the communication of electricity between conductor
384
Electromotive force required to produce a spark
386
Two circular disks
387
The Leyden jars
389
Capacity of a long narrow cylinder
393
Walshs experiments on the Torpedo 395
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Two cylinders
400
Conditions requisite for a spark and for attraction and repulsion 401408
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Glass as a dielectric
402
Theory of this method 582
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The two flat conductors between which the plate of air lies or in modern
404
Theory of the experiment with trial plates
406
Artificial Torpedo
409
Early form of Cavendishs Theory of Electricity
411
Shocks in air and under salt water Law of divided currents 415420
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Experiment of the globe and hemispheres
417
The testing electrometer 244
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Torpedo in a basket in sand shock through wet shoes and through net 421424
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Capacity of a disk of sensible thickness
423
Two circles
425
Square
426
Three parallel plates
427
Capacity as affected by walls of room
429
Tin cylinder c
430
Comparison of measurements of dielectric capacity
432
On Electrical Fishes
433
Structure of the electric organ
434
Excess of redundant fluid on positive side above deficient fluid on negative side
437
Pump water rain water salt in 1000 sea water 684
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Salt and fresh water
444
Other saline solutions
445
Trials of wires Single wire 96 x 19 Two wires 48 x 1 at 36 and 18
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Globe and circle
448
Spreading of electricity on cemented plates Art 302 485
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Brass wire 72x 19
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Sea salt
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Coated trial plate of two plates of glass with rosin between 455
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