“Reflections on the motive power of fire...”
A little book of only 45 pages, titled “Reflections on the motive power of fire, and on machines capable of developing that power”1, appeared in Paris in 1824. Its author was S. Carnot, according to the title page a former student at the Polytechnic.
KeywordsInternal Energy Heat Engine Motive Power Versus Figure Steam Engine
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