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" Thus we are led to establish this general proposition: The motive power of heat is independent of the agents employed to develop it; its quantity is determined solely by the temperatures of the bodies between which, in the final result, the transfer of... "
Reflections on the Motive Power of Heat and on Machines Fitted to Develop ... - Page 68
by Sadi Carnot, Hippolyte Carnot, William Thomson Baron Kelvin - 1890 - 260 pages
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TREATISE OF THE MECHANICAL THEORY OF HEAT

R.S. McCULLOCH - 1876
...J7_o _ LnJj?. q ~~ T called the theorem of Carnot; for to Carnot we owe the lav that "the mechanical power of heat is independent of the agents employed to realize it ; its quantity being fixed solely by the temperatures of the bodies between which the heat is transported ; " which...
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Heat in Its Mechanical Applications: A Series of Lectures Delivered at the ...

Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) - Mechanical engineering - 1885 - 236 pages
...heat-engines, which the knowledge we now possess enables us to admit as true. His propositions are : 1. The motive power of heat is independent of the agents employed to develop it, and its quantity is determined solely by the temperatures of the bodies between which the...
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On the Conversion of Heat Into Work: A Practical Handbook on Heat-engines

Sir William Anderson - Heat engineering - 1887 - 252 pages
...is no change of physical state. The laws of Oarnot, as stated by himself, are the following: 1. The motive power of Heat is independent of the agents employed to develop it, and its quantity is determined solely by the temperatures of the bodies between which the...
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The Second Law of Thermodynamics: Memoirs by Carnot, Clausius, and Thomson

William Francis Magie - Entropy - 1899 - 151 pages
...expansions that is, for all bodies in Nature, at least, all those which are capable of developing the motive power of heat. Thus we are led to establish...motive power \ of heat is independent of the agents em* We implicitly assume, in our demonstration, that if a body experiences any changes, and returns...
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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
...expansions that is, for all bodies in Nature, at least, all those which are capable of developing the motive power of heat. Thus we are led to establish this general proposition : The motive power \ of heal is independent of the agents ein* \Ve implicitly nssumc, in our demonstration, that if n body...
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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
...expansions that is, for all bodies in Nature, at least, all those which are capable of developing the motive power of heat. Thus we are led to establish this general proposition : The motive power f of heat is independent of the agents em* We implicitly assume, in our demonstration, that if a body...
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Applied thermodynamics for engineers

William Duane Ennis - Science - 1910 - 438 pages
...to any substance in uniform thermal condition ; hence the conclusion, now universally accepted, that the motive power of heat is independent of the agents employed to develop it ; it is determined solely by the temperatures of the bodies between which the cyclic transfers...
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Steam power

William Ernest Dalby - Steam engineering - 1915 - 760 pages
...namely, using Carnot's own words " The motive power of heat is independent of the agents set to work to realize it ; its quantity is fixed solely by the temperatures of the bodies between which in the limit the transfer of heat is effected" Therefore the efficiency calculated for the Carnot engine...
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Popular Science Monthly and World's Advance, Volume 62

Technology - 1903
...resulting from the use of steam is also the maximum motive power which can be obtained by any other means. The motive power of heat is independent of the agents employed to develop it; its quantity is determined solely by the temperature of the bodies between * By isothermal...
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Entropy And Its Physical Meaning

J. S. Dugdale - Science - 1996 - 300 pages
...those which are appropriate for obtaining work from heat. Thus we are led to establish the following general proposition: The motive power of heat is independent of the agents used to produce it; its amount is fixed uniquely by the temperatures of the bodies between which the...
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