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Treatise on the Mechanical Theory of Heat and Its Applications to the Steam ...
Richard Sears McCulloh
No preview available - 2006
absolute temperature adiabatic lines air thermometers Apdv applicable atmospheric air bodies boiler calculated carbonic acid Carnot's theorem centre of gravity Charles and Mariotte Clapeyron Clausius co-ordinates coefficient compression condensed consequently constant pressure curve cycle of Carnot cylinder definite integral denote density determine dynamical Eankine Eegnault equal equation evidently exact differential expansion experiments expression external formula function given gives heat engine heat of vaporization heat q Hence Hirn hydrogen hyperbola hypothesis internal energy isothermal line kinetic energy latent heat law of Charles law of Joule law of Mariotte liquefaction liquefied liquid masses maximum mechanical motion obtain perfect engine perfect gases permanent gases phenomena piston potential quantity of heat ratio saturated steam saturated vapour second member specific heat specific volume steam-engine substance superheated thermal thermodynamic Thomson tion variables variation vary velocity vibrations vis viva viva zero
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