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" ... is everywhere so well known. To heat also are due the vast movements which take place on the earth. It causes the agitations of the atmosphere, the ascension of clouds, the fall of rain and of meteors, the currents of water which channel the surface... "
Reflections on the Motive Power of Heat and on Machines Fitted to Develop ... - Page 38
by Sadi Carnot, Hippolyte Carnot, William Thomson Baron Kelvin - 1890 - 260 pages
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Energy in World History

Vaclav Smil - History - 1994 - 300 pages
...our descendants to turn to solar energy flows or develop new sources of energy. Ths Great Transition Nature, in providing us with combustibles on all sides,...places, heat and the impelling power which is the remit of it. Sadl Caraot, Reflexions sar la puissance ... (1824) In some countries fossil fuels...
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The Dynamics of Heat, Volume 1

Science - 1996 - 713 pages
...of rain and of meteors, the currents of water which channel the surface of the globe, and of which man has thus far employed but a small portion. Even...earthquakes and volcanic eruptions are the result of heat. Since Camot 's time, it has become evident that the action of heat can effect more than just motion....
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Energy and Society: An Introduction

Harold H. Schobert - Science - 2002 - 624 pages
...perfectly efficient. Water boils 212 100 272 Water freezes 22 0 272 Absolute zero -459 -272 0 tions are the result of heat. From this immense reservoir...draw the moving force necessary for our purposes. Carnot5 Wherever there is a temperature difference, in any system, there is the possibility of...
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Wave Forms: A Natural Syntax for Rhythmic Language

James H. Bunn - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 347 pages
...fall of rain and meteors, the currents of water which channel the surface of the globe, and of which man has thus far employed but a small portion. Even...earthquakes and volcanic eruptions are the result of heat.43 His important act of synthesis occurs in the next few pages: "The production of motive power...
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Energy in Nature and Society: General Energetics of Complex Systems

Vaclav Smil - Science - 2008 - 480 pages
...fossil energy with an abundant and renewable resource. 8 FOSSIL FUELS Heat, Light, and Prime Movers Nature, in providing us with combustibles on all sides,...and the impelling power which is the result of it. Sadi Carnot, Reflexions sur la puissance motrice du feu (1824) All preindustrial societies derived...
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