The Chemical History of a Candle

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This is a series of lectures on chemistry originally given to children as an entertaining alternative to teaching science. LECTURE I. A CANDLE: THE FLAME–ITS SOURCES–STRUCTURE–MOBILITY–BRIGHTNESS LECTURE II. BRIGHTNESS OF THE FLAME–AIR NECESSARY FOR COMBUSTION–PRODUCTION OF WATER LECTURE III. PRODUCTS: WATER FROM THE COMBUSTION–NATURE OF WATER–A COMPOUND–HYDROGEN LECTURE IV. HYDROGEN IN THE CANDLE–BURNS INTO WATER–THE OTHER PART OF WATER–OXYGEN LECTURE V. OXYGEN PRESENT IN THE AIR–NATURE OF THE ATMOSPHERE–ITS PROPERTIES–OTHER PRODUCTS FROM THE CANDLE–CARBONIC ACID–ITS PROPERTIES LECTURE VI. CARBON OR CHARCOAL–COAL GAS–RESPIRATION AND ITS ANALOGY TO THE BURNING OP A CANDLE–CONCLUSION

ISBN: 9780877972099

Additional information

Weight 7.2 oz
Dimensions 5.4 x 0.6 x 8.3 in
Author

ISBN

978-0877972099

Foreword

E N Da C Andrade

Format

Paperback

Illustrator

Jeanyee Wong

Introduction

J Arthur Thomson

Published

December 1, 1978

Pages

158