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Unpublished paper, 'A method of detecting dissolved chemical compounds and their combining proportions' by G [George] Gore

Reference number: AP/66/3

Date: 1888

Description

The method described and illustrated by examples in this research is an application of the voltaic balance to the measurement of the amount of voltaic energy of electrolytes (see AP/66/2), and is based upon the idea that 'when substances chemically combine they lose some of their power of exciting a voltaic couple, and the amount of this power can be measured by means of the voltaic balance. Gore describes his methodology and shares observations.

Annotations in pencil throughout. Includes one diagram of Gore's experimental equipment.

Subject: Chemistry

Received 14 November 1888 / 27 November 1888. Read 17 January 1889.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 45 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'A method of detecting dissolved chemical compounds and their combining proportions'.

Reference number
AP/66/3
Earliest possible date
1888
Physical description
Ink and graphite pencil on paper
Page extent
14 pages
Format
Manuscript
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George Gore

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George Gore, Unpublished paper, 'A method of detecting dissolved chemical compounds and their combining proportions' by G [George] Gore, 1888, AP/66/3, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_66_3/unpublished-paper-a-method-of-detecting-dissolved-chemical-compounds-and-their-combining-proportions-by-g-george-gore, accessed on 27 May 2024

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