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The first law for open systems was first formulated by Gustav Zeuner as part of the analysis of flow systems that operate in the steady state. He made this result known primarily through his technical thermodynamics treatise, whose first German edition was published in 1859 [14, pp. 225–231]. Equally impressive is that Zeuner saw and stressed the important role played by the first law in fluid mechanics next to the other equations that in his time were recognized as the pillars of fluid and gas dynamics .
If eq. 8) is to be used to evaluate the work transfer transmitted through the movement of a piston, the pressure P at the boundary must be known at any instant during the volume change. 5 Examples of P dV work transfer and shaft work transfer. , the mass, momentum, and energy equations) in order to calculate the value of P versus time right on the moving boundary. However, in thermodynamics the description is simpler: We rely on eq. ”† The assumption is that the expansion is slow enough so that the state of the fluid batch can be represented at all times by a single point in the two-dimensional plane P–V.
The thermometer, on the other hand, is designed so that the same heat interaction leads to measurable effects such as changes in volume or electrical resistance. 2). The calibration of thermometers and the adoption of certain temperature scales are part of this history. Traditionally, calibration consisted of agreeing on two easy-to-reproduce states of the thermometer: Following a suggestion made in 1701 by Newton  that the interval between the freezing point of water and the human body temperature be a scale of 12 degrees, the most often used states were (1) the thermal equilibrium with a mixture of ice and water at atmospheric 14 THE FIRST LAW pressure and (2) the thermal equilibrium with a batch of water boiling at atmospheric pressure.