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Foundations and Development of Heat

Nature volume 145, pages 8687 (20 January 1940) | Download Citation



RECENT years have seen the production of several books on heat such as Roberts's “Heat and Thermodynamics” and Saha and Srivastava's “Treatise on Heat”, to say nothing of more special works such as Hoare's “Thermodynamics”. But the work now before us occupies a place of its own and will be welcomed by teachers who wish for something between an elementary text-book and a comprehensive treatise. It gives the best of the earlier work and at the same time includes some account of recent investigations.

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