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" To deny it would be to overturn the whole theory of heat, in which it is the fundamental principle. It must be admitted, however, that the chief foundations on which the theory of heat rests would require a most attentive examination. Several experimental... "
Reflections on the Motive Power of Heat and on Machines Fitted to Develop ... - Page 132
by Sadi Carnot, Hippolyte Carnot, William Thomson Baron Kelvin - 1890 - 260 pages
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Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Volume 2

Science - 1850
...Mons. Clapeyron. t An account of the first Dart of a series of researches undertaken bv Mons. mitted without reflection, and afterwards verified in many...it would be to overturn the whole theory of heat, of which it is a fundamental principle. It must be admitted, however, that the chief foundations on...
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The North British Review, Volume 40

Allan Freer - 1864
...it must contain the same quantity of heat as that which it initially possessed; or, in other words, the quantities of heat lost by the body under one...inexplicable in the actual state of this theory." This fundamental principle of Carnot is still evidently axiomatic, as we know of no case in which heat...
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The North British Review, Volumes 40-41

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1864
...it must contain the same quantity of heat as that which it initially possessed ; or, in other words, the quantities of heat lost by the body under one...would require a most attentive examination. Several experimantal facts appear nearly inexplicable in the actual state of this theory." This fundamental...
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Sketch of Thermodynamics

Peter Guthrie Tait - Thermodynamics - 1868 - 128 pages
...it must contain the same quantity of heat as that which it initially possessed; or, in other words, the quantities of heat lost by the body under one...inexplicable in the actual state of this theory.' This fundamental principle of Carnot is evidently axiomatic, (so far as regards the quantity of heat...
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The British Journal of Homoeopathy, Volume 28

John James Drysdale, Richard Hughes, Robert Ellis Dudgeon, John Rutherfurd Russell - Homeopathy - 1870
...it must contain the same quantity of heat as that which it initially possessed ; or, in other words, the quantities of heat lost by the body under one...of heat in which it is the fundamental principle." I have not seen his work myself, but we have it on the authority of Regnault and Clausius that Carnot...
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Energy and Empire: A Biographical Study of Lord Kelvin

Crosbie Smith, M. Norton Wise - Biography & Autobiography - 1989 - 866 pages
...precisely compensated by those which are absorbed in the others. This fact has never been doubted . . . To deny it would be to overturn the whole theory of heat, in which it is a fundamental principle.7i For that reason, 'there cannot, at the end of a complete cycle . . . have...
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Energy and Empire: A Biographical Study of Lord Kelvin

Crosbie Smith, M. Norton Wise - Biography & Autobiography - 1989 - 866 pages
...precisely compensated by those which are absorbed in the others. This fact has never been doubted . . . To deny it would be to overturn the whole theory of heat, in which it is a fundamental principle.7i For that reason, 'there cannot, at the end of a complete cycle . . . have...
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Physics in the Nineteenth Century

Robert D. Purrington - Science - 1997 - 249 pages
...the same quantity of heat which it initially possessed. . . . This fact has never been doubted. ... To deny it would be to overturn the whole theory of heat, in which it is a fundamental principle" (Mathematical and Physical Papers, l:ll5). ll 9. Thomson, "On an Absolute...
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Great Physicists: The Life and Times of Leading Physicists from Galileo to ...

William H. Cropper - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 500 pages
...variables V and t. For Thomson in 1847, this principle was an essential part of Carnot's theory, and "to deny it would be to overturn the whole theory...of heat, in which it is the fundamental principle." Useful heat engines always operate in cycles. In one full cycle, the system begins in a certain state...
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