Reflections on the Motive Power of Fire

Reflections on the Motive Power of Fire

eBook - 2005
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The title essay, along with other papers in this volume, laid the foundation of modern thermodynamics. Highly readable, Reflections contains no arguments that depend on calculus, examining the relation between heat and work in terms of heat in steam engines, air-engines, and an internal combustion machine. Translation of 1890 edition.
Publisher: New York : Dover, 2005
Edition: New Dover edition
ISBN: 9780486174549
9780486446417
Branch Call Number: 536.7 Ca
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 152 pages) : illustrations

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