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Etude sur l'evolution d'un probleme de physique; la propagation thermique dans les solides.

By: BACHELARD, Gaston.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Paris:, J. Vrin, 1927 (1928.: 1927

Seller ID: S1193


8vo. 182 pp. Index. Original printed wrappers; spine a bit worn at extremities, small stain, else very good. This work was "designed to show how thermodynamics was both established by and liberated from its early, very poor intuitions (such as that a metal bar heated at one end will become larger)." -- DSB, I, pp. 365-5, by F. Dagognet. View more info

Le Potentiel Thermodynamique et ses applications a la mecanique chimique et a l'etude des phenomenes electriques.

By: DUHEM, Pierre (1861-1916).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris:, A. Hermann, 1886.: 1886

Seller ID: BL4355


8vo. Later gilt-stamped dark green library buckram. Embossed blind-stamp on title; ex-library copy. Very good. Scarce. "Duhem is also known for his work in thermodynamics, being in part responsible for the development of what is known as the Gibbs–Duhem relation and the Duhem–Margules equation." – Wikipedia. View more info

Thermodynamics and rheological behaviour of elasto-viscous systems under stress. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series A, Volume 243, Mathematical and Physical Sciences.

By: GARNER, F. H., A. H. NISSAN & G. F. WOOD.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: [London; New York:, Published for the Royal Society by the Cambridge University Press, 1951].: 1951

Seller ID: S4173


292 x 228 mm. 4to. Pages 37-66. 16 figs., 8 tables. Dis-bound. View more info

Thermodynamic Properties of Steam including data for the liquid and solid phases.

By: KEENAN, Joseph H. & Frederick G. KEYES.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York:, John Wiley & Sons; London: Chapman & Hall, Limited, (1936).: 1936

Seller ID: S5592


4to. 89 pp. 10 figs., charts, 1 large folding Mollier chart in rear pocket. Maroon cloth. Ownership signature. Very good. View more info

"Zur quantenmechanischen Begrundung des zweiten Hauptsatzes der Warmelehre."

By: KLEIN, Oskar Benjamin (1894-1977).

Price: $150.00

Publisher: In: Zeitschrift fur Physik, Vol. 72, 1931. Berlin:, Julius Springer, 1931.: 1931

Seller ID: S6780


8vo. 767-775 pp. Navy cloth, gilt spine. Blind-stamp of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Mount Wilson Observatory. Fine. FIRST EDITION. "In his first scientific paper at Stockholm (1931), Klein gave, in the tradition of Gibb's statistical mechanics, an explanation of the thermodynamic irreversibility paradoxically generated by mechanically reversible systems. For this purpose he used an inequality (later known as Klein's lemma) for the statistical probability given by the density matrix introduced by Dirac." DSB. "As a further study in the field of irreversible thermodynami... View more info

"Ueber das Leitungsvermogen der Metalle fur Warme und Electricitat."

By: Lorenz, Valentin Ludwig (1829-1891).

Price: $175.00

Publisher: In: Annalen der Physik und Chemie, Neue Folge, Band XIII, 1881. Leipzig:, Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1881.: 1881

Seller ID: S6341


8vo. Pages 422-447; 582-606. [Entire volume: viii, 696 pp.] Tables; foxed, top edge and margins lightly water-stained. Quarter black cloth, cloth tips, paste-paper over boards, gilt spine; rubbed, fore-edge of rear board bumped. Ex library rubber stamps. Very good. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. "Lorenz' most important contribution in heat and electricity conductivities of metals was the Lorenz law, according to which the ratio between the conductivities of heat and electricity is proportional to the absolute temperature, where the constant of proportionality is the same for all metals. I... View more info

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Tentamina experimentorum naturalium captorum in Academia del cimento sub auspiciis Serenissimi Principis Leopoldi, Magni Etruriae Ducis.. . .

By: MUSSCHENBROEK, Petrus van (1692-1761); Lorenzo Magalotti, conte (1637-1712); Accademia del Cimento (Florence, Italy).

Price: $1,100.00

Publisher: Lugduni Batavorum:, Joan. et Herm. Verbeek, 1731.: 1731

Seller ID: S13115


Two parts bound as one. 4to. [xvi], xlviii, [vii], 193, [1]; 192, [xiv] pp. Title printed in red & black, 32 engraved folding plates, 1 folding table, index; margin of p.99 trimmed [1 ¾ x 2"] away. some foxing, browning of leaves (title very browned) due to offsetting. Beautifully preserved original mottled calf, raised bands, gilt spine compartments, red leather spine label. Ownership mark on title of "Mr. Al. Liotard." Very good. FIRST EDITION, incorporating the first Latin edition of the Saggi di naturali esperienze (1667) prepared by the Accademia del Cimento, Florence, wit... View more info

Treatise on Thermodynamics. Translated with the Author's Sanction by Alexander Ogg.

By: PLANCK, Max (1858-1947).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, New York & Bombay:, Longmans, Green & Co., 1903.: 1903

Seller ID: S10317


8vo. xii, 272, 40 (ads.) pp. Errata sheet tipped in. Grey cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; library slips removed from rear endleaves, small black stain on rear cover. Exlib ink stamp (pg. xi: "Chief Astronomer, Dept. of the Interior, Canada"), "withdrawn" stamp on title-page. Fine. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. Originally published as Vorlesungen uber Thermodynamik (1897). "The bulk of [Planck's] systematic work may be divided into thermodynamics, radiation theory, relativity, and philosophy of science. The first culminated in his Vorlesungen uber Thermodynamik. . . Several p... View more info

"Ueber das thermodynamische Gleichgewicht von Gasgemengen."

By: PLANCK, Max Karl Ernst Ludwig (1858-1947).

Price: $500.00

Publisher: In: Annalen der Physik und Chemie, Neue Folge, Band XIX, 1883. Leipzig:, Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1883.: 1883

Seller ID: S6382


8vo. Pages 358-378. Original quarter dark green calf backed with black cloth, green cloth tips, raised bands, gilt spine. Blind-stamp of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Solar Observatory, ms. notation on title. Fine. FIRST EDITION. This is Max Planck's famous third scientific paper on the "Thermo-dynamic equilibrium of gas-mixtures." Akademie, 5. In 1919 Planck was awarded the 1918 Nobel Prize for Physics "in recognition of the services he rendered to the advancement of physics by his discovery of energy quanta." Wasson, Nobel Prize winners, pp. 820-823. This volume al... View more info

"Thermodynamik des Turmalins und mechanische Theorie der Muskelcontraction."

By: RIECKE, Eduard (1845-1915).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: In: Annalen der Physik und Chemie, Neue Folge, Band 49, No. 7, 1893. Leipzig:, Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1893.: 1893

Seller ID: S6828


8vo. Pages (430)-458. [Entire volume: viii, 760 pp.] Tables. Quarter black cloth, cloth corners, paste-paper over boards, gilt spine; rubbed. Ex library ms. paper spine label, rubber stamps. Very good. FIRST EDITION. "About 1885 Riecke conducted theoretical and experimental researches in hydrodynamics and later, about 1890, undertook theoretical studies in thermodynamics, concentrating on the concept of thermodynamic potentials, which he applied to problems in physical chemistry. Noteworthy among these studies was one, in 1893, in which he analyzed muscle contraction in liVing organisms b... View more info

Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics.

By: WILSON, A. H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, University Press, 1957.: 1957

Seller ID: S2317


264 x 185 mm. Tall 8vo. xv, 495 pp. Figs., bibliog., indexes; ink and pencil marginalia. Navy cloth; spine ends rubbed, lower corner bumped. Ownership signature and notations in preliminaries. Very good. View more info

"James Clerk Maxwell and thermodynamics." In: American Journal of Physics, Vol. 37, 1969.

By: [MAXWELL] GARBER, Elizabeth.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: (Lancaster, PA):, Published for the American Association of Physics Teachers by the American Institute of Physics, 1969.: 1969

Seller ID: S5576


268 x 203 mm. 4to. Pages 146-155. [Entire volume: [ii], 1320 pp.] Green buckram, gilt spine. Ex library blind-stamp of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Mount Wilson Observatory. Fine. Stimulated by the work of Gibbs, James Clerk Maxwell carried out important researches on thermodynamics. Garber's paper is based on unpublished papers of Maxwell and throws an interesting light on a previously unknown aspect of Maxwell's work. View more info