- Ru·dolf Jul·ius E·man·u·el [roo-dolf jool-yuh s i-man-yoo-uh l; German roo-dawlf yoo-lee-oo s ey-mah-noo-el] /ˈru dɒlf ˈdʒul yəs ɪˈmæn yu əl; German ˈru dɔlf ˈyu liˌʊs eɪˈmɑ nuˌɛl/, 1822–88, German mathematical physicist: pioneer in the field of thermodynamics.
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This paper, though subsequent to that of Clausius, is very different in character.Lord Kelvin
If the process is not reversible, then expression , which Clausius calls entropy, increases.Popular scientific lectures
Besides, Clausius and Helmholtz are neither English physicists nor likely to be influenced by theological conceptions.Theism
Carnot, Clausius, Thomson, and Rankine have all from different points of view been led to the same conclusion.The Theistic Conception of the World
B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) Cocker
The difference in conductivity between pure water and sulphuric acid is such a fact, mentioned by Clausius.
- Rudolf Julius (ˈruːdɔlf ˈjuːliʊs). 1822–88, German physicist and mathematician. He enunciated the second law of thermodynamics (1850) and developed the kinetic theory of gases