Reference numberAP/15/22
TitleUnpublished paper, 'On certain properties of vapor' by Dionysius Lardner
DescriptionLardner argues that aqueous vapour will not be restored to a liquid state under compression, and that the only way to restore a vapour to a liquid is by removing heat from the vapour. He considers permanents gases to be vapours with a large amount of redundant heat.

John George Children's initials appear below the date received. Minor deletions and corrections appear throughout in ink.

Subject: Chemistry

Received by the Royal Society on 8 November 1832. Read 20 December 1832. Ordered not to be printed 14 February 1833.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 3 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'On certain properties of vapour'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0088
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3370Lardner; Dionysius (1793 - 1859); scientific writer1793 - 1859
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