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 ; or heat cannot of itself (that is, without compensation) pass from a colder to a warmer body. Theory of Heat - Page 153by James Clerk Maxwell, John William Strutt Baron Rayleigh - 1904 - 348 pagesFull view - About this book
| 1864
...process strictly analogous to that of Carnot already given; but based on the additional axiom, that " **It is impossible for a self-acting machine, unaided...body to another at a higher temperature." Thomson,** from one of whose papers * we have taken this notice, gives the above not very evident axiom in the... | |
| 1864
...process strictly analogous to that of Caruot already given; but based on the additional axiom, that " **It is impossible for a self-acting machine, -unaided...agency, to convey heat from one body to another at a** hitJher temperature." Thomson, from one of whose papers 1 we have taken this notice, gives the above... | |
| Peter Guthrie Tait - Thermodynamics - 1868 - 128 pages
...process strictly analogous to that of Carnot already given, but based on the additional axiom, that ' **It is impossible for a self-acting machine, unaided...body to another at a higher temperature.' Thomson,** from one of whose papers 1 we have taken this notice, assumed instead of the above rather dubious axiom... | |
| Peter Guthrie Tait - Thermodynamics - 1877 - 162 pages
...colder bodies. Some years later1 he asserts that in this passage he had assumed the following axiom, ' **It is impossible for a self-acting machine, unaided...from one body to another at a higher temperature.'** Thomson2 in 1851 gave a satisfactory proof based oh the axiom, that '•It is impossible, by means... | |
| Peter Guthrie Tait - Thermodynamics - 1877 - 162 pages
...bodies. Some years later1 he asserts that in this passage he had assumed the following axiom, ' // **is impossible for a self-acting machine, unaided by...from, one body to another at a higher temperature.'** Thomson2 in 1851 gave a satisfactory proof based on the axiom, that '// is impossible, by means of... | |
| Peter Guthrie Tait - Thermodynamics - 1877 - 162 pages
...years later 1 he asserts that in this passage he had assumed the following axiom, ' // is impossible/or **a self-acting machine, unaided by any external agency,...body to another at a higher temperature.' Thomson** * in 1851 gave a satisfactory proof based on the axiom, that ' It is impossible, by means of inanimate... | |
| Peter Guthrie Tait - Thermodynamics - 1877 - 162 pages
...years later1 he asserts that in this passage he had assumed the following axiom, ' It is impossible/or **a self-acting machine, unaided by any external agency,...from one body to another at a higher temperature.'** Thomson2 in 1851 gave a satisfactory proof based on the axiom, that ' It is impossible, by means of... | |
| Engineering - 1879
...colder body will receive more than the hotter body. Clausius has, subsequently, restated it thus : **"It is impossible for a self-acting machine, unaided...from one body to another at a higher temperature."** 2°. "It is impossible, by means of inanimate material agency, to derive mechanical effect from any... | |
| Thomas Minchin Goodeve - Steam - 1879 - 296 pages
...express the absurdity of the second alternative, viz. : — SECOND LAW -OF THERMODYNAMICS. SECOND LAW. **It is impossible for a self-acting machine unaided...from one body to another at a higher temperature.** THE USE OF HIGH-PRESSURE STEAM. 62. We are now in a position to form an adequate idea of the advantages... | |
| Henry Turner Eddy - Thermodynamics - 1879 - 182 pages
...colder body will receive more than the hotter body. Clausiug has, subsequently, restated it thus : **"It is impossible for a self-acting machine, unaided...from one body to another at a higher temperature."** mechanical effect from any portion of matters by cooling it below the temperature of the coldest of... | |
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