by George Hartley Bryan
Publisher: Teubner 1907
Number of pages: 232
The author adopted the principles of conservation and degradation of energy as the fundamental laws of thermodynamics, and deduced the ordinary forms of these laws from those principles. Chapters I, II contain a general sketch of the most important facts and definitions of thermodynamics as based on experience.
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by Joseph M. Powers - University of Notre Dame
Basic concepts of thermodynamics. Topics covered: Properties of a pure substance; Work and heat; First law of thermodynamics; Second law of thermodynamics; Power and refrigeration systems; Theoretical foundations of classical thermodynamics.
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