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" If an engine be such that, when it is worked backwards, the physical and mechanical agencies in every part of its motions are all reversed, it produces as much mechanical effect as can be produced by any thermodynamic engine, with the same temperatures... "
Cyclopædic science simplified - Page 205
by John Henry Pepper - 1877
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The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science

1851 - 1236 pages
...the work done by a grain of matter in descending through 1390 feet is capable of raising the tem* " If an engine be such that, when it is worked backwards,...as much mechanical effect as can be produced by any thcnnodynamic engine, with the same temperatures of source and refrigerator, from a given quantity...
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The North British Review, Volume 40

1864 - 564 pages
...in purely thermal effects, equal quantities of heat are put out of existence, or are generated. II. If an engine be such that, when it is worked backwards,...as much mechanical effect as can be produced by any thermo-dynamie engine, with the same temperatures of source and refrigerator, from a given quantity...
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The North British Review, Volumes 40-41

1864 - 564 pages
...put out of existence, or are generated. II. If an engine be such that, when it is worked backward, the physical and mechanical agencies in every part...produced by any thermodynamic engine, with the same temperatures of source and refrigerator, from a given quantity of heat. In order to prove the second...
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Sketch of Thermodynamics

Peter Guthrie Tait - 1868 - 148 pages
...in purely thermal effects, equal quantities of heat are put out of existence, or are generated. II. If an engine be such that, when it is worked backwards,...produced by any thermo-dynamic engine, with the same temperatures of source and refrigerator, from a given quantity of heat. 53. In order to prove the second...
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Handbook to the Special Loan Collection of Scientific Apparatus 1876

South Kensington Museum - 1876 - 386 pages
...a heat-engine, an absolute definition of temperature, the effect of pressure on the melting points of solids, and innumerable important groups of associated...reversed, it produces as much mechanical effect as can be produce' any thermodvnamic engine, with the same temperatures of source and refrigerator, from a given...
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Thermodynamics

Richard Wormell - 1877 - 190 pages
...the same limits of temperature. This proposition is enunciated by Sir W. Thomson as follows : — ' If an engine be such that, when it is worked backwards,...physical and mechanical agencies in every part of its motion are . all reversed, it produces as much .mechanical effect as can be produced by any thermodynamic...
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Heat

Peter Guthrie Tait - 1884 - 396 pages
...the heat taken in and the work done by an engine, but also the test of perfection for a heatengine, an absolute definition of temperature, the effect...agencies in every part of its motions are all reversed (see § 89), it produces as much mechanical effect as can be p:oduced by any thermodynamic engine,...
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Heat

Peter Guthrie Tait - 1884 - 394 pages
...conditions. To a great extent these are included in the statement of the Second Law of Thermodynamics.—If an engine be such that, when it is worked backwards,...agencies in every part of its motions are all reversed (see § 89), it produces as much mcchani:al effcd as can be produced by any thermodynamic engine, with...
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Heat

Peter Guthrie Tait - 1884 - 392 pages
...backwards, the physical and mechanical agencies in every part of its motions are all reversed (see § 89), it produces as much mechanical effect as can be produced by any thermodynamic engine, with the same temperatures of source and refrigerator, from a given quantity of heat. 83. It is to be particularly...
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Van Nostrand's Engineering Magazine, Volume 35

1886 - 542 pages
...page 178 of his Mathematical and Physical Papers, the following : " Prop. II (Carnot and Clausius). If an engine be such that, when it is worked backwards,...mechanical agencies in every part of its motions are reversed, it produces as much mechanical effect as can be produced by any thermodynamic engine, with...
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