References for Aléxis Petit

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  1. R Fox, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).


  1. J B Biot, Aléxis Thérèse Petit, Annales de chimie et de physique 16 (1821), 327-335.
  2. R Fox, The background to the discovery of Dulong and Petit's law, British J. His. Sci. 4 (1968-69), 1-22.
  3. J Jamin, Etudes sur la chaleur statique : Dulong et Petit, Revue des deux mondes 11 (1855), 375-412.
  4. J W van Spronsen, The history and prehistory of the law of Dulong and Petit as applied to the determination of atomic weights, Chymia 12 (1967), 157-169.

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