Commentary on the Principles of Thermodynamics by Pierre Duhem

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ISBN: 978-94-007-0310-0 (Print) 978-94-007-0311-7 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Study Of The Thermodynamic Works Of J.Willard Gibbs (1887)

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-2

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-22

      An Examination of the Second Law of Thermodynamics

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 23-34

      Historical Background and Principal Applications of Gibbs’ Theory

  3. Commentary On The Principles Of Thermo-Dynamics: The Principle Of The Conservation Of Energy (1892)

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 35-36

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 37-49

      Preliminary Definitions

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 51-64

      The Principle of the Conservation of Energy

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 65-82

      Work and Quantity of Heat

  4. Commentary On The Principles Of Thermodynamics: The Principle Of Sadi Carnot And R. Clausius (1893)

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-83

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 85-97

      The Carnot Cycle and Reversible Changes

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 99-119

      Carnot’s Theorem and Absolute Temperature

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 121-140

      Entropy and Clausius’ Theorem

  5. Commentary On The Principles Of Thermo-Dynamics: The General Equations Of Thermodynamics (1894)

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 141-141

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 143-155

      Properties of a System at Equilibrium*

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 157-170

      Properties of a System in Motion

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 171-190

      Connections

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 191-209

      Stability and Displacement of Equilibrium

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 211-215