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Page 3 - Change of motion is proportional to the impressed force and takes place in the direction of the straight line in which the force acts.
Page 69 - The immediate cause of the phenomena of heat then is motion, and the laws of its communication are precisely the same, as the laws of the communication of motion.
Page 70 - FIRST LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS. Heat and mechanical energy are mutually convertible, and heat requires for its production, and produces by its disappearance, mechanical energy in the proportion of...
Page 189 - It will be remembered that, from the velocity of sound in a gas, the ratio of specific heat at constant pressure to that at constant volume...
Page 90 - It is impossible, by the unaided action of natural processes, to transform any part of the heat of a body into mechanical work, except by allowing heat to pass from that body into another at a lower temperature.