Translation from German: Foundations of Thermodynamics 1925 and 1956

  • Marina Baldissera PacchettiEmail author
Part of the Women in the History of Philosophy and Sciences book series (WHPS, volume 7)


[IX] The most important motive that stimulated the research on the laws that make up the subject of thermodynamics was the wish to find the cheapest way to obtain work from the forces of nature.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Earth and EnvironmentUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK

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