Record

Reference numberPT/43/5
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'Synthetical investigation of the duty of a perfect thermo-dynamic engine founded on the expansions and condensations of a fluid for which the gaseous laws hold, and the ratio (K) of the specific heat under constant pressure to the specific heat in constant volume is constant: and modification of the result by the assumption of Mayer's hypothesis' by Wm [William] Thomson
Date16 February 1852
DescriptionPublished as part of paper by James Prescott Joule (found at PT/43/4) as the first part of a section titled 'Additional note on the preceding paper'.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the air-engine'.

Written by Thomson at Glasgow College. Received by the Royal Society on 23 March 1852.

Abstract of paper published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 6, 1854.
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1850.0029
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1852.0006
Related records in the cataloguePT/43/4
PT/43/6
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8289Thomson; William (1824 - 1907); Baron Kelvin of Largs; physicist1824 - 1907
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