| J. S. Dugdale - Science - 1996 - 300 pages
...those which are appropriate for obtaining work from heat. Thus we are led to establish the following **general proposition: The motive power of heat is independent of the agents** used to produce it; its amount is fixed uniquely by the temperatures of the bodies between which the... | |
| Robert D. Purrington - Science - 1997 - 249 pages
...motive power is possible" (Carnot, "Reflections," in Magie, The Second Law of Thermodynamics, l0). 75. **"The motive power of heat is independent of the agents employed to** develop it; its quantity is determined solely by the temperatures of the bodies between which, in the... | |
| Gerard G. Emch, Chuang Liu - Philosophy - 2002 - 703 pages
...transformations, the two models would produce exactly the same quantity of work. Carnot can therefore conclude **The motive power of heat is independent of the agents employed to** develop it; its quantity is determined solely by the temperatures of the bodies between which, in the... | |
| Iwan Rhys Morus - Science - 2009 - 288 pages
...pamphlet was devoted to detailed calculations and illustrations to demonstrate the general principle that **"[t]he motive power of heat is independent of the...its quantity is fixed solely by the temperatures of** 7Ibid.,7. 9Ibid.,9. 9Ibid., 8. 10Ibid. the bodies between which is effected, finally, the transfer... | |
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