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" 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 153
by James Clerk Maxwell, John William Strutt Baron Rayleigh - 1904 - 348 pages
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The North British Review, Volume 40

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...
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The North British review, Volume 40

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...
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Sketch of Thermodynamics

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...
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Sketch of Thermodynamics

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...
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Sketch of Thermodynamics

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...
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Sketch of Thermodynamics

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...
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Sketch of Thermodynamics

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...
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Van Nostrand's Engineering Magazine, Volume 20

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...
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Text-book on the Steam Engine

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...
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Thermodynamics

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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