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Rudolf Clausius

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Rudolf Clausius
Born2 Januar 1822(1822-01-02)
Köslin, Province o Pomeranie, Proushie (present-day Koszalin, Poland)
Dee'd24 August 1888(1888-08-24) (aged 66)
Bonn, Rhine Province, Proushie
Kent forSeicont law o thermodynamics
Oreeginator o the concept o entropy
AwairdsCopley Medal (1879)
Scientific career

Rudolf Julius Emanuel Clausius (born Rudolf Gottlieb;[1] 2 Januar 1822 – 24 August 1888), wis a German pheesicist an mathematician an is considered ane o the central foonders o the science o thermodynamics.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Atkins, P.W. (1984), The Second Law, New York: Scientific American Library, ISBN 0-7167-5004-X
  2. Cardwell, D.S.L. (1971), From Watt to Clausius: The Rise of Thermodynamics in the Early Industrial Age, London: Heinemann, ISBN 0-435-54150-1