Engineering at the British Association

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    THE president of the section of engineering, Mr. Dugald Clerk, is so well known for his researches on the gas engine, and has done so much to place the theory of gas-engine work upon a true scientific basis, that it was only to be expected that the work of Section G should be largely concerned with gas-engine practice and allied industries. The president in his address gave an instructive and valuable summary of the early history of the study of thermodynamics, and of the application of its principles to engine design.

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    Engineering at the British Association . Nature 78, 650–652 (1908) doi:10.1038/078650a0

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