## Heat Engineering: A Textbook of Applied Thermodynamics for Engineers and Students in Technical Schools |

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Page 14 - It is impossible for a self-acting machine, unaided by any external agency, to convey heat from one body to another at a higher temperature.

Page 1 - Jf go of the amount of heat necessary to raise the temperature of 1 Ib. of water from 32° F.

Page 27 - Avogadro's celebrated enunciation of the theorem that equal volumes of gases at the same pressure and temperature contain equal numbers of molecules is sufficient authority for the principle of equal molal volumes.

Page 143 - D = density of steam, weight per cubic foot, at initial pressure pc, pt = initial pressure; p, — final pressure; L = length of pipe, in feet; d = diameter of pipe, in inches. The difference pt — p, is equal to the drop in pressure in the pipe.

Page 14 - No change in a system of bodies that can take place of itself can increase the available energy of the system.

Page 72 - TRANSMISSION OF HEAT Preliminary Statements. There are three methods by which heat may be propagated or conveyed from one place to another. 1. By Conduction. In this method heat passes from one body to another or from one part of a body to another by contact.

Page 204 - Briggs in the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers of Great Britain, Vol.

Page 392 - D should be a straight line, the slope of which will give the value of...

Page 8 - Fahrenheit scale, the temperature of melting ice is 32°, and that of boiling water is 212°, the interval being divided into 180 equal parts.

Page 196 - A = area of piston in square feet, L- length of stroke in feet as before. the Xn P?dfl A x L is equal to the volume swept out by done trT'v 0k£; kt *1S be eclual to V...