By Frederic L. Holmes,Trevor H. Levere
From the times of the alchemists throughout the construction of the fashionable laboratory, chemistry has been outlined by way of its tools and experimental innovations. Historians, even if, have tended to target the process chemical conception instead of at the instruments and experiments that drove the speculation. This quantity strikes chemical tools and experiments into the foreground of historic predicament, based on the emphasis on perform that characterizes present paintings on different fields of technology and engineering. The primary subject matters are: swap and balance, precision, the development and transformation of equipment, the dissemination of tools, and the bridging of disciplines via instruments.The essays are divided into 3 chronological sections: The perform of Alchemy (reviewing the fabric and iconographic proof in addition to the written checklist and the difficulty of reproducibility of alchemical experiments), From Hales to the Chemical Revolution (discussing major 17th- and eighteenth-century thoughts in addition to smaller ideas that cumulatively prolonged the succeed in and more suitable the standard of chemical experimentation), and The 19th and Early 20th Centuries (discussing the more and more very important function of leading edge gear as chemistry grew into the 1st large-scale glossy clinical discipline).Contributors : R. G. W. Anderson, Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent, Maurice Crosland, Jan Golinski, Frederic L. Holmes, Trevor H. Levere, Seymour H. Mauskopf, William R. Newman, Mary Jo Nye, Lawrence M. Principe, Alan J. Rocke, Colin A. Russell, William A. Smeaton, Melvyn Usselman.
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Instruments and Experimentation in the History of Chemistry (Dibner Institute Studies in the History of Science and Technology) by Frederic L. Holmes,Trevor H. Levere