Elements of Chemistry, by Antoine Lavoisier
- Of the Combinations of Caloric, and the Formation of Elastic Aëriform Fluids.
- General Views relative to the Formation and Composition of our Atmosphere.
- Analysis of Atmospheric Air, and its Division into two Elastic Fluids; the one fit for
Respiration, the other incapable of being respired.
- Nomenclature of the several Constituent Parts of Atmospheric Air.
- Of the Decomposition of Oxygen Gas by Sulphur, Phosphorus, and Charcoal — and of the
Formation of Acids in general.
- Of the Nomenclature of Acids in general, and particularly of those drawn from Nitre and
- Of the Decomposition of Oxygen Gas by means of Metals, and the Formation of Metallic
- Of the Radical Principle of Water, and of its Decomposition by Charcoal and Iron.
- Of the quantities of Caloric disengaged from different species of Combustion.
- Of the Combination of Combustible Substances with each other.
- Observations upon Oxyds and Acids with several Bases — and upon the Composition of Animal
and Vegetable Substances.
- Of the Decomposition of Vegetable and Animal Substances by the Action of Fire.
- Of the Decomposition of Vegetable Oxyds by the Vinous Fermentation.
- Of the Putrefactive Fermentation.
- Of the Acetous Fermentation.
- Of the Formation of Neutral Salts, and of their different Bases.
- Continuation of the Observations upon Salifiable Bases, and the Formation of Neutral
- Of the Instruments necessary for determining the Absolute and Specific Gravities of Solid
and Liquid Bodies.
- Of Gazometry, or the Measurement of the Weight and Volume of Aëriform Substances.
- Description of the Pneumato-chemical Apparatus.
- Of the Gazometer.
- Some other methods of measuring the volume of Gasses.
- Of the method of Separating the different Gasses from each
- Of the necessary corrections upon the volume of the Gasses,
according to the pressure of the Atmosphere.
- Of Corrections relative to the Degrees of the Thermometer.
- Example for calculating the Corrections relative to the
Variations of Pressure and Temperature.
- Method of determining the Absolute Gravity of the different
- Description of the Calorimeter, or Apparatus for measuring Caloric.
- Of Mechanical Operations for Division of Bodies.
- Of Trituration, Levigation, and Pulverization.
- Of Sifting and Washing Powdered Substances.
- Of Filtration.
- Of Decantation.
- Of Chemical Means for separating the Particles of Bodies from each other; without
Decomposition, and for uniting them again.
- Of the Solution of Salts.
- Of Lixiviation.
- Of Evaporation.
- Of Cristallization.
- Of Simple Distillation.
- Of Sublimation.
- Of Pneumato-chemical Distillations, Metallic Dissolutions, and some other operations which
require very complicated instruments.
- Of Compound and Pneumato-chemical Distillations.
- Of Metallic Dissolutions.
- Apparatus necessary in Experiments upon Vinous and Putrefactive
- Apparatus for the Decomposition of Water.
- Of the Composition and Application of Lutes.
- Of Operations upon Combustion and Deflagration.
- Of Combustion in general.
- Of the Combustion of Phosphorus.
- Of the Combustion of Charcoal.
- Of the Combustion of Oils.
- Of the Combustion of Alkohol.
- Of the Combustion of Ether.
- Of the Combustion of Hydrogen Gas, and the Formation of
- Of the Oxydation of Metals.
- Of Deflagration.
- Of the Instruments necessary for Operating upon Bodies in very high Temperatures.
- Of Fusion.
- Of Furnaces.
- Of increasing the Action of Fire, by using Oxygen Gas instead
of Atmospheric Air.
- No. I.
- No. II.
- No. III.
- No. IV. Additional.
- No. V. Additional.
- Rules for converting French Weights and Measures into
correspondent English Denominations .
- § 1. Weights.
- § 2. Long and Cubical Measures.
- § 3. Measure of Capacity.
- No. VI.
- No. VII.
- No. VIII. Additional.
- No. IX.
- No. X.