The New International Encyclopedia

The New International Encyclopedia

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...IsoOTKaJtlC Limb. ISOMERISM. l-onrer U'm. See Cnuimt; Valtxct: Cabbo CoatrorsiM-, STKncncaKaiIstby; Cyanic Acid-. Auxmorr. ISOMETRIC PERSPECTIVE. A system of conventional projection by which all three dimension are represented to scale in a single drawing. Vertlral lines are drawn vertical, and the two systems of horizontal line at right angle to each other of a vertical rube are represented liy lines at a Hied inclination, usually 30 to the horirontal, and drawn to the am scale aa the verticals, or sometime to a special scale indicated in the margin. Line in other than these three direction are laid off by their relation to these. The terra /somrfne lrnjee tion is often used Instead of tmomrtrw Persperli'rc and i more strictly correct. ISOMETRIC SYSTEM. See CarwraLUMBAriiT, and Plate of Cbtrtal Kama. ISOMORPHISM, I'ao-mor'fut'm (from ieomorpKout, from Ok. fast, ito, equal + mnfti, morpht, form). The relationship existing between solid substame which are similar in their chemical composition and constitution. hav- similar crystalline form, and are capMe of forming homogeneous mixed crystals ("solid solutions"). A aulmtance standing in an isomorphou relationship to another I capable of growing in a saturated solution of that other, the latter then forming a mantle around th first as a nucleus. Ostwald propose to define the relationship between t-o isomorpbous saitv atances a the capacity of one to cause immediate crystallization in a supcrM furs tea! solution of another, just a a crystal of any substance is capable of causing it own supersaturated solution to crystallize immediately. It must, however, he observed that while the relationship of isomorphism certainly exiata, our knowledge of Its intimate nature is very vague, and...
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  • Paperback | 754 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 38mm | 1,320g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236505832
  • 9781236505835