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  • In 1831, from a study of the specific heats of compounds, he formulated "Neumann's law," which expressed in modern language runs: "The molecular heat of a compound is equal to the sum of the atomic heats of its constituents."
  • Its ratio of specific heats has very nearly the ideal value 1 666, appropriate to a monatomic molecule.
  • Fire heats the water in a boiler from the top of which a " flow " pipe communicates with the rooms to be warmed (fig.
  • Phys., 1895, 6, p. 296) heats three parts of the oxide with one part of magnesium powder.
  • The winds are liable to little variation; they blow from the west, often with great violence, for nine months in the year, and at other times from the north; and they moderate the summer heats, which are chiefly felt during the months of July and August, when the hot winds blow from the coast of Anatolia.

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