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" ... steam-engines can also be regarded as a means of destroying the equilibrium of the caloric. To be convinced of this we need to observe closely the manner in which motive power is developed by the action of heat on vapor of water. Imagine two bodies... "
Reflections on the Motive Power of Heat and on Machines Fitted to Develop ... - Page 52
by Sadi Carnot, Hippolyte Carnot, William Thomson Baron Kelvin - 1890 - 260 pages
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The second law of thermodynamics: memoirs by Carnot, Clausius, and Thomson

Sadi Carnot, Rudolf Clausius, Baron William Thomson Kelvin - Entropy - 1899 - 151 pages
...thus rarefied, as is the case with all elastic fluids ; let us assume that the rarefaction is carried to the point where the temperature becomes precisely that of the body B. 3. We condense the steam by bringing it ill contact with B and exerting on it at the same time a constant...
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The Second Law of Thermodynamics: Memoirs by Carnot, Clausius, and Thomson

Sadi Carnot, Rudolf Clausius, William Thomson Baron Kelvin - Entropy - 1899 - 151 pages
...thus rarefied, as is the case with all elastic fluids ; let us assume that the rarefaction is carried to the point where the temperature becomes precisely that of the body li. 3. We condense the steam by bringing it in contact with B and exerting on it at the same time a...
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