Dulong-Petit law

n. chemical law that states that specific heat capacity of many solid elements are contrarily proportional to their atomic weights (law formulated in 1819 by Pierre Louis Dulong and Alexis Petit)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Dulong–Petit law — The Dulong–Petit law, a chemical law proposed in 1819 by French physicists Pierre Louis Dulong and Alexis Thérèse Petit, states the classical expression for the molar specific heat capacity of a crystal. Experimentally the two scientists had… …   Wikipedia

  • Dulong-Petit law — Diulongo ir Pti dėsnis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. Dulong Petit law vok. Dulong Petitsches Gesetz, n rus. закон Дюлонга Пти, m pranc. loi de Dulong et Petit, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Dulong–Petit law — ▪ science       statement that the gram atomic heat capacity (specific heat times atomic weight) of an element is a constant; that is, it is the same for all solid elements, about six calories per gram atom. The law was formulated (1819) on the… …   Universalium

  • Dulong — can refer to: Pierre Louis Dulong The Dulong Petit law The Derung people The Tagalog common name for the Gobiopterus lacustris (Lacustrine goby), a small fish found in Philippine waters belonging to the Gobiidae family This disambiguation page… …   Wikipedia

  • Dulong-Petitsches Gesetz — Diulongo ir Pti dėsnis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. Dulong Petit law vok. Dulong Petitsches Gesetz, n rus. закон Дюлонга Пти, m pranc. loi de Dulong et Petit, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Dulong — n. family name; Pierre Louis Dulong (1785 1838), French chemist and physicist who formulated the Dulong Petit law in 1819 together with Alexis Petit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Dulong, Pierre-Louis — ▪ French scientist born Feb. 12, 1785, Rouen, Fr. died July 18, 1838, Paris  chemist and physicist who helped formulate the Dulong–Petit law of specific heats (1819), which proved useful in determining atomic weights.       He was an assistant to …   Universalium

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  • Dulong — Pierre L., French chemist, 1785–1838. See D. Petit law …   Medical dictionary

  • Petit — Jean L., Paris surgeon, 1674–1750. See P. hernia, P. herniotomy, P. lumbar triangle. Francois du, French surgeon and anatomist, 1664–1741. See P. canals, under canal, P. sinus. Paul, French anatomist, *1889. See P. aponeurosis. Alexis T., French… …   Medical dictionary

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