Reflections on the motive power of fire by Sadi Carnot

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Published in Gloucester, Mass., P. Smith, 1977 .

Written in English

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  • Thermodynamics.

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Other titlesMemoir on the motive power of heat., On the motive power of heat.
Statementby Sadi Carnot; and other papers on the second law of thermodynamics, by É. Clapeyron and R. Clausius. Edited with an introd. by E. Mendoza.
ContributionsClapeyron, E. 1799-1864., Clausius, R. 1822-1888.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 152 p.
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15179500M
ISBN 100844618098
LC Control Number60050876

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