Reference numberRR/16/394
TitleReferee's report by Hugh Longbourne Callendar, on a paper 'The vapour pressure in equilibrium with substances holding varying amounts of moisture' by Professor Frederick Thomas Trouton and Miss B Pool
DateJanuary 1906
DescriptionSectional Committee: Physics and Chemistry

Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions in full and without modification. All the illustrations should be reproduced but he would prefer to see the curves reproduced in the text on a reduced scale. The vertical scale of figure III, part II should be reduced as compared with the horizontal. The experimental result that the ratio of the vapour pressure to the saturation pressure for a given weight of water absorbed is independent of the temperature agrees with the general law of solutions. This might be stated more clearly and the method might be extended to other liquids and absorbents with a view to establishing analogous molecular relations to those existing for solutions.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 1906].

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Physical descriptionStandardised form (type A)
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Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspa.1906.0027
Related records in the catalogueRR/16/395
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5307Callendar; Hugh Longbourne (1863 - 1930)1863 - 1930
NA1534Trouton; Frederick Thomas (1863 - 1922)1863 - 1922
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