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Clausius

Rudolf Julius . 1822--88, German physicist and mathematician. He enunciated the second law of thermodynamics (1850) and developed the kinetic theory of gases

clausius

[′klȯz·ē·əs]
(thermodynamics)
A unit of entropy equal to the increase in entropy associated with the absorption of 1000 international table calories of heat at a temperature of 1 K, or to 4186.8 joules per kelvin.
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The expansion plant Clausius is operated during concrete repair through to completion of the new heating plant FHK on the build platform.
As stated above, the Clausius Mosotti factor can be either positive or negative (or zero); so the force on a blood cell can act to direct a cell either towards or away from a region of high electric field strength.
From inequality (1), we can conclude that the entropy described by Clausius is just the research result of the appearances in the system, and the microscopic nature of entropy isn't explored.
filho de Nero Clausius Drusus, irmao de Germanico e neto de Livia Drusilla, foi afastado da vida publica pela familia, que o considerava pouco apto para o governo.
Este resultado contradice la segunda ley de la termodinamica, la cual en la interpretacion de Clausius afirma que: "no es posible ningun proceso cuyo unico resultado sea la transferencia de calor de un cuerpo de menor temperatura a otro de mayor temperatura".
Clausius, 1850) de la teoria del calor, se piensa que se esta sobre la huella de un principio natural de alcance universal.
17) The formulation of the Second Law of Thermodynamics is generally attributed to Rudolf Clausius (1822-1888).
In 1865 Clausius launched the first two Laws of Thermodynamics.
El concepto de entropia se desarrollo en la segunda mitad del siglo XIX, primero en termodinamica por Rudolf Clausius, quien acuno el termino, y luego en mecanica estadistica por Ludwig Boltzmann, quien la presento en terminos probabilisticos.
Convection existed as a result of the second law of thermodynamics, a principle first outlined by Clausius [49,50] and ironically, by William Thomson [51].
Kant, Humboldt, Marx, Clausius, Mendel, Nietzsche, Planck, Freud, Einstein, Weber, Hitler," Watson writes, "for good or ill, can any other nation boast a collection of eleven (or even more) individuals who compare with these figures in regard to the enduring influence they have had on modern ways of thought?
Los primeros incentivos en mi trabajo de vida llegaron cuando, despues de mis estudios universitarios, lei el tratado de Clausius (1857) sobre la naturaleza del movimiento que nosotros llamamos calor.