skip to content
Commentary on the principles of thermodynamics by Pierre Duhem Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Commentary on the principles of thermodynamics by Pierre Duhem

Author: Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem; Paul Needham
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2011.
Series: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, v. 277.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Pierre Duhem (1861-1916) held the chair of theoretical physics at Bordeaux from 1894 to his death. He established a reputation in both the history and philosophy of science as well as in science itself (physics and physical chemistry). Much of his work in the first two areas has been translated into English, but little of his technical scientific work. The present volume contains early work of Duhem's illustrating  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Commentary on the Principles of Thermodynamics by Pierre Duhem.
Springer Verlag 2011
(OCoLC)690089578
Named Person: Pierre Duhem
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem; Paul Needham
ISBN: 9789400703117 9400703112
OCLC Number: 733543752
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 215 p.)
Contents: Introduction --
Study of the Thermodynamic Works of J. Willard Gibbs (1887) --
Part 1: An Examination of the two Principles of Thermodynamics --
Part 2: Historical Background and principal Applications of Gibbs' Theory --
Commentary on the Principles of Thermodynamics --
Introduction --
Part 1: The Principle of the Conservation of Energy (1892) --
Ch.I: Preliminary Definitions --
Ch.II: The Principles of the Conservation of Energy --
Ch. III: Work and the Quantity of Heat --
Part 2: The Principle of Sadi Carnot and R. Clausius (1893) --
Ch.I: The Carnot Cycle and Reversible Changes --
Ch.II: Carnot's Theorem and Absolute Temperature --
Ch.III: Entropy and Clausius' Theorem --
Part 3: The General Equations of Thermodynamics (1894) --
Ch. I: Properties of a System at Equilibrium --
Ch.II: Properties of a System in Motion --
Ch.III: Connections --
Ch.IV: Stability and Displacement of Equilibrium --
Conclusion --
Index.
Series Title: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, v. 277.
Responsibility: edited and translated, with an introduction, by Paul Needham.

Abstract:

This volume offers translations of early work of Pierre Duhem, illustrating his interest in the rigorous development of physical theory for which he is famous. Benefits scholars of history and  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/733543752> # Commentary on the principles of thermodynamics by Pierre Duhem
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/733543752#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ;
    library:oclcnum "733543752" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ne> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/907994710#Place/dordrecht> ; # Dordrecht
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/907994710#Topic/sciences_humaines> ; # Sciences humaines
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/73852904> ; # Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/541.369/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/907994710#Topic/droit> ; # Droit
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1149832> ; # Thermodynamics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/907994710#Topic/sciences_sociales> ; # Sciences sociales
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/56642101> ; # Paul Needham
    schema:copyrightYear "2011" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/73852904> ; # Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem
    schema:datePublished "2011" ;
    schema:description "Pierre Duhem (1861-1916) held the chair of theoretical physics at Bordeaux from 1894 to his death. He established a reputation in both the history and philosophy of science as well as in science itself (physics and physical chemistry). Much of his work in the first two areas has been translated into English, but little of his technical scientific work. The present volume contains early work of Duhem's illustrating his interest in the rigorous development of physical theory for which he is famous. It opens with what was the first critical discussion of Gibbs' groundbreaking "On the Equilib."@en ;
    schema:description "Introduction -- Study of the Thermodynamic Works of J. Willard Gibbs (1887) -- Part 1: An Examination of the two Principles of Thermodynamics -- Part 2: Historical Background and principal Applications of Gibbs' Theory -- Commentary on the Principles of Thermodynamics -- Introduction -- Part 1: The Principle of the Conservation of Energy (1892) -- Ch.I: Preliminary Definitions -- Ch.II: The Principles of the Conservation of Energy -- Ch. III: Work and the Quantity of Heat -- Part 2: The Principle of Sadi Carnot and R. Clausius (1893) -- Ch.I: The Carnot Cycle and Reversible Changes -- Ch.II: Carnot's Theorem and Absolute Temperature -- Ch.III: Entropy and Clausius' Theorem -- Part 3: The General Equations of Thermodynamics (1894) -- Ch. I: Properties of a System at Equilibrium -- Ch.II: Properties of a System in Motion -- Ch.III: Connections -- Ch.IV: Stability and Displacement of Equilibrium -- Conclusion -- Index."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/907994710> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/907994710#Series/boston_studies_in_the_philosophy_of_science> ; # Boston studies in the philosophy of science ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/690089578> ;
    schema:name "Commentary on the principles of thermodynamics by Pierre Duhem"@en ;
    schema:numberOfPages "215" ;
    schema:productID "733543752" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/733543752#PublicationEvent/dordrecht_new_york_springer_c2011> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/907994710#Agent/springer> ; # Springer
    schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-0311-7> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789400703117> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/733543752> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/907994710#Series/boston_studies_in_the_philosophy_of_science> # Boston studies in the philosophy of science ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/733543752> ; # Commentary on the principles of thermodynamics by Pierre Duhem
    schema:name "Boston studies in the philosophy of science ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/907994710#Topic/sciences_humaines> # Sciences humaines
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sciences humaines"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/907994710#Topic/sciences_sociales> # Sciences sociales
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sciences sociales"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1149832> # Thermodynamics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Thermodynamics"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/56642101> # Paul Needham
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1948" ;
    schema:familyName "Needham" ;
    schema:givenName "Paul" ;
    schema:name "Paul Needham" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/73852904> # Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1861" ;
    schema:deathDate "1916" ;
    schema:familyName "Duhem" ;
    schema:givenName "Pierre" ;
    schema:givenName "Pierre Maurice Marie" ;
    schema:name "Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789400703117>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "electronic bk." ;
    schema:isbn "9400703112" ;
    schema:isbn "9789400703117" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/690089578>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Commentary on the Principles of Thermodynamics by Pierre Duhem." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/733543752> ; # Commentary on the principles of thermodynamics by Pierre Duhem
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.