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" If an engine be such that, when it is worked backwards, the physical and mechanical agencies in every part of its motions are all reversed (see § 89), it produces as much mechanical effect as can be produced by any thermodynamic engine, with the same... "
Handbook to the special loan collection of scientific apparatus 1876 - Page 131
by Victoria and Albert museum - 1876
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Thermodynamics

Richard Wormell - Thermodynamics - 1877
...the same limits of temperature. This proposition is enunciated by Sir W. Thomson as follows : — ' If an engine be such that, when it is worked backwards,...physical and mechanical agencies in every part of its motion are . all reversed, it produces as much .mechanical effect as can be produced by any thermodynamic...
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Heat

Peter Guthrie Tait - Heat - 1884 - 368 pages
...for a heatengine, an absolute definition of temperature, the effect of pressure on the melting-points of solids, and innumerable important groups of associated...agencies in every part of its motions are all reversed (see § 89), it produces as much mechanical effect as can be produced by any thermodynamic engine,...
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Heat

Peter Guthrie Tait - Heat - 1884 - 368 pages
...for a heatengine, an absolute definition of temperature, the effect of pressure on the melting-points of solids, and innumerable important groups of associated...are included in the statement of the Second Law of Thermodynamics.—If an engine be such that, when it is worked backwards, the physical and mechanical...
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Van Nostrand's Engineering Magazine, Volume 35

Engineering - 1886
...page 178 of his Mathematical and Physical Papers, the following : " Prop. II (Carnot and Clausius). If an engine be such that, when it is worked backwards,...mechanical agencies in every part of its motions are reversed, it produces as much mechanical effect as can be produced by any thermodynamic engine, with...
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica: a dictionary of arts, sciences, and ..., Volume 23

Thomas Spencer Baynes - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1888
...foot-pounds per centigrade degree, and in metrical units to +25 kilogramme-metres per calorie (see HEAT).] IL If an engine be such that, when it is worked backwards, the physiml and mechanical agencies in every part of its motions are all reversed, it produces as much...
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The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Volume 14

Richard Gleason Greene - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1890
...are generated. Law II. (Carnot and Clausius.) If an engine be such that, when it it worked backirard. the physical and mechanical agencies in every part of its motions are all reverted, it products as much mechanical effect as can be produced by any tfiermo-dynamic engine, with...
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Heat

Peter Guthrie Tait - Heat - 1892 - 372 pages
...for a heatengine, an absolute def1nition of temperature, the effect of pressure on the melting-points of solids, and innumerable important groups of associated...engine be such that, -when it is worked backwards, the physi:al and mechanical agencies in every part of its motions are all reversed (see § 89), it produces...
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Treatise on Thermodynamics

Peter Alexander - Thermodynamics - 1892 - 203 pages
...in the first portion of his statement of the Second Law of Thermodynamics, which we repeat : — " If 'an engine be such that when it is worked backwards,...agencies in every part of its motions are all reversed," such an engine is said to be reversible. That is, if at any point of the direct cycle the body is receiving...
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Physics: Advanced Course

George Frederick Barker - Physics - 1892 - 902 pages
...(Thomson.) The second law relates to the transformation of heat into work. It may be stated as follows ; "If an engine be such that when it is worked backwards...mechanical agencies in every part of its motions are all re versed, it produces as much mechanical effect as can be produced by any thermodynamic engine, with...
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Treatise on thermodynamics

Peter Alexander - Science - 1892 - 203 pages
...the first portion of his statement of the Second Law of Thermodynamics, which we repeat : — " // an engine be such that when it is worked backwards,...agencies in every part of its motions are all reversed" such an engine is said to be reversible. That is, if at any point of the direct cycle the body is receiving...
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