Clausius’ first paper

  • Clifford Truesdell
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 70)


Passing over the work of KELVIN and RANKINE for lack of time, I now take up the main analyses of CLAUSIUS, whose influence on the accepted “classical” thermodynamics is second only to CLAPEYRON’s.


Arithmetic Progression Isothermal Process Classical Thermodynamic CARNOT Cycle Wrong Assumption 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Clifford Truesdell
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  1. 1.University of BaltimoreUSA

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