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" ... this would be not only perpetual motion, but an unlimited creation of motive power without consumption either of caloric or of any other agent whatever. Such a creation is entirely contrary to ideas now accepted, to the laws of mechanics and of sound... "
Reflections on the Motive Power of Heat and on Machines Fitted to Develop ... - Page 55
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

William Francis Magie - Entropy - 1899 - 151 pages
...consumption of caloric or of any other agent whatsoever. \ Such a creation is entirely contrary to the ideas now accepted, to the laws of mechanics and of sound physics ; it is inadmissible.* ' We may hence con* The objection will perlmps here be made that perpetual motion has only been demonstrated...
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The Edge of Objectivity: An Essay in the History of Scientific Ideas

Charles Coulston Gillispie - Science - 1960 - 562 pages
...would be cd instead of ik, and the motive power requisite to compress it to ik would be disposable). This would be not only perpetual motion, but an unlimited...mechanics and of sound physics. It is inadmissible. Statements of the second law of thermodynamics sometimes take a form which imply that the impossibility...
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Degrees Kelvin:: A Tale of Genius, Invention, and Tragedy

David Lindley - Science - 2004 - 392 pages
LORD KELVIN. In 1840, a precocious 16-year-old by the name of William Thomson spent his summer vacation studying an extraordinarily sophisticated mathematical controversy. His ...
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A History of Thermodynamics: The Doctrine of Energy and Entropy

Ingo Müller - Science - 2007 - 340 pages
...heat pump. If one engine requires more work than the other one produces, we should be able to create motive power without consumption either of caloric...mechanics and of sound physics. It is inadmissible. It would be perpetual motion. 13 It was his insight into the working of heat engines that permitted...
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