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Published by Dover in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Sadi Carnot ; and other papers on the second law of thermodynamics by E. Clapeyron and R. Clausius ; edited with an introduction by E. Mendoza.
ContributionsMendoza, Eric., Clapeyron, Emile., Clausius, Rudolf.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii,152p.,11p. of plates
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22836461M

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Reflections on the Motive Power of Fire: And Other Papers on the Second Law of Thermodynamics: Sadi Carnot: Books - (9). Reflections on the Motive Power of Fire and on Machines Fitted to Develop that Power is a book published in by French physicist Sadi page book's French title was Réflexions sur la puissance motrice du feu et sur les machines propres à développer cette puissance, it is a significant publication in the history of thermodynamics about a generalized theory of heat engines.

Reflections on the Motive Power of Fire and on Machines Fitted to Develop that Power is a book published in by French physicist Sadi Carnot. The page book's French title was Réflexions sur la puissance motrice du feu et sur les machines propres à développer cette is a significant publication in the history of thermodynamics about a generalized theory of heat engines. Reflections on the Motive Power of Fire 作者: Carnot, Sadi/ Clapeyron, E./ Clausius, R. 出版年: 页数: 定价: $ ISBN: 豆瓣评分.


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