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Thermodynamical approach

  • Danilo Capecchi
Part of the Science Networks. Historical Studies book series (SNHS, volume 42)

Abstract

This chapter is devoted to the use of the VWL where to virtual work is given a mechanical meaning. In the first part, notes on mechanics derived from Pierre Duhem’s thermodynamics are presented. In the second part the derivation of a VWL from the law of conservation of energy is shown.

Keywords

Virtual Work Virtual Displacement Ideal Transformation Passive Resistance Bilateral Constraint 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Danilo Capecchi
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  1. 1.Università La SapienzaRomeItaly

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