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History and Historiography of Sadi Carnot’s Thermodynamics

  • Charles Coulston Gillispie
  • Raffaele Pisano
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Part of the History of Mechanism and Machine Science book series (HMMS, volume 19)

Abstract

By considering the vast biographical literature accumulated in the past century and today, here we prefer to focus solely on some particular aspects strictly related to Sadi Carnot ’s science.

Keywords

Modern Science Category Category Temperature Temperature Mechanic Mechanic Historical Epistemology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles Coulston Gillispie
    • 1
  • Raffaele Pisano
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of HistoryPrinceton UniversityPrincetonUSA
  2. 2.SCité University of Lille 1LilleFrance

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