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The laws of thermodynamics

  • Mikhail V. Volkenstein
Part of the Progress in Mathematical Physics book series (PMP, volume 57)

Abstract

The law of conservation (under transformation) of energy also goes under the somewhat old-fashioned and pompous name “the first law of thermodynamics”. The second and third laws will soon be revealed. For now we consider just the first.

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Irreversible Process Motive Force Adiabatic Expansion Carnot Cycle Mechanical Equivalent 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag AG 2009

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  • Mikhail V. Volkenstein

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