Sentence Examples


  • A metal vessel was placed in a calorimeter and air forced into it, the amount of energy expended in compressing the air being measured.
  • In the next experiment the air was compressed as before, and then allowed to escape through a long lead tube immersed in the water of a calorimeter, and finally collected in a bell jar.
  • To test this two vessels similar to that used in the last experiment were placed in the same calorimeter and connected by a tube with a stop-cock.
  • On repeating the experiment when the two vessels were placed in different calorimeters, it was found that heat was absorbed by the vessel containing the compressed air, while an equal quantity of heat was produced in the calorimeter containing the exhausted vessel.
  • In almost every case the method of mixture (see Calorimetry) is employed, the method of fusion with Bunsen's ice-calorimeter being only used in special and rarely occurring circumstances.

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