A Course of Twelve Elementary Lectures on Galvanism (Classic Reprint)

A Course of Twelve Elementary Lectures on Galvanism (Classic Reprint)
A Course of Twelve Elementary Lectures on Galvanism (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from A Course of Twelve Elementary Lectures on GalvanismThe Lectures which now, for the first time, are brought before the public through the medium of the press, are arranged in nearly the same order as that in which I am in the habit of delivering them. I have, however, introduced some few experiments whose resulting phenomena are not sufficiently striking to be introduced with advantage at the lecture table; and there are some that I have not had an opportunity of repeating: such, for instance, as those on the heads and trunks of oxen, and on the human body. I have, however, had an opportunity of Galvanizing the bodies of four young men, who were drowned by falling through the ice, at Woolwich; but two hours having been occupied, by the usual routine of medical treatment, before the batteries were employed, there was not the remotest chance of obtaining beneficial results. Notwithstanding this loss of time, however, the bodies, with the exception of one, were still alive to the Galvanic influence. Some of the four opened their eyes and moved the lips; and one of them bent the elbow when the cur rent traversed the arm from the shoulder to the hand. But no motions of the chest could be produced by any applications of the battery that were tried.Throughout the whole of the course, I have selected such facts only, as best suited my purpose, and arranged them in that order which appears to me best calculated for teaching the rudiments of the science; and in order to keep in view the analogy which subsists in the phenomena emanating from different sources of electric action, I have introduced several original experiments never before published.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.Эта книга будет изготовлена в соответствии с Вашим заказом по технологии Print-on-Demand компанией ООО «Книга по Требованию». Print-on-Demand - это технология печати книг по Вашему заказу на цифровом типографском оборудовании. Книга, произведенная по технологии Print-on-Demand (POD) представляет собой классическую печатную книгу с соблюдением всех стандартов качества, от офсетной бумаги и плотного картона до качественного клея, используемого при изготовлении. Черно-белая текстовая или полноцветная иллюстрированная книга (в зависимости от исходного файла, подготовленного к печати) может быть изготовлена в разных вариантах: - в мягкой обложке (Клеевое Бесшвейное Скрепление); - скрепление скобой (для книг с небольшим количеством страниц); - в твердом переплете с клееным текстовым блоком; Материалы, используемые при производстве книги: - бумага текстового блока - офсетная (белая или кремовая) 80 г/м2 - мягкая обложка - бумага мелованная 250 г/м2; - ламинация обложки - матовая или глянцевая; - твердый переплет - картон 2 мм, каптал, белые форзацы, прямой корешок - сверхпрочный полимерный клей; - каждая книга упакована в термопленку. Каждый заказ обрабатывается в индивидуальном порядке: каждой книге, напечатанной по технологии Print-on-Demand, присваивается уникальный номер.