Davy, Apparatus (Vol. 4, Plate 1)
This equipment is described by Humphry Davy as follows:
- Fig. 1. -- Apparatus for shewing the expansion of air by
- Fig. 2. -- Sir John Leslie's differential thermometer.
- Fig. 3. -- An instrument described by Van Helmont, resembling
in form the differential thermometer.
- Fig. 4. -- Apparatus for shewing that fluids are very bad
conductors of heat.
- Fig. 5. -- Apparatus for shewing the conversion of a fluid
into an elastic fluid by heat.
- Fig. 6. -- Apparatus for exploding a mixture of oxygen and
hydrogen, (Volta's eudrometer).
From Humphry Davy, Collected Works, vol. IV, plate 1.