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ONE MACHINE - 'New Motive Power' official lyric video
Published: 2016/09/30
Channel: Scarlet Records
MotivePower announces layoffs
MotivePower announces layoffs
Published: 2016/05/31
Channel: 6 On Your Side
Brake bleeding with a Motive power bleeder pump step by step
Brake bleeding with a Motive power bleeder pump step by step
Published: 2013/06/09
Channel: TutoBuild Eng
Motive Power Division - What is it We Do?
Motive Power Division - What is it We Do?
Published: 2017/01/25
Channel: Heubel Shaw
Motive Product Power Bleeder Pressure Brake Bleeder
Motive Product Power Bleeder Pressure Brake Bleeder
Published: 2016/03/10
Channel: WorkshopAddict
Cal Zephyr Motive Power
Cal Zephyr Motive Power
Published: 2017/02/19
Channel: JACALARRR
Robert Deeks - Motive Power
Robert Deeks - Motive Power
Published: 2010/09/07
Channel: Mohawk College Official
Battery Handling Systems for Motive Power applications
Battery Handling Systems for Motive Power applications
Published: 2016/06/15
Channel: EnerSysEMEA
Generations of Western Motive Power
Generations of Western Motive Power
Published: 2008/08/31
Channel: Great Western MGM
motive - power transmission
motive - power transmission
Published: 2017/10/04
Channel: Motive Srl
New Motive Power Centre of Excellence open
New Motive Power Centre of Excellence open
Published: 2014/11/26
Channel: ProvinceofBC
Motive power bleeder - how to use it, quick and simple.
Motive power bleeder - how to use it, quick and simple.
Published: 2017/08/26
Channel: Cesar Rullier
MAJOR CHANGES 33.. layout update.. WITH NEW MOTIVE POWER
MAJOR CHANGES 33.. layout update.. WITH NEW MOTIVE POWER
Published: 2017/11/22
Channel: bnsf6951
Centennial College: Motive Power Technician
Centennial College: Motive Power Technician
Published: 2015/03/20
Channel: Centennial College
Brake Fluid Flush using a Motive Power Bleeder
Brake Fluid Flush using a Motive Power Bleeder
Published: 2016/09/26
Channel: Scruf's Garage
Fanshawe Motive power "Fast Forward" Mack truck start and rev
Fanshawe Motive power "Fast Forward" Mack truck start and rev
Published: 2016/09/07
Channel: Ayeamme
Motive Power Video
Motive Power Video
Published: 2017/01/18
Channel: Heubel Shaw
Mohawk Motive Power Technician
Mohawk Motive Power Technician
Published: 2016/12/14
Channel: Justin Burns
Motive Power Technician Program - St. Lawrence College, Cornwall, Ontario
Motive Power Technician Program - St. Lawrence College, Cornwall, Ontario
Published: 2012/03/26
Channel: aboutslc
Do it Yourself Clutch and Brake Bleeding with the Motive Power Bleeder!
Do it Yourself Clutch and Brake Bleeding with the Motive Power Bleeder!
Published: 2012/06/24
Channel: Johnnysshop
HD - Bluestone Mining & Smelting 1 At Roots Of Motive Power 9/9/17
HD - Bluestone Mining & Smelting 1 At Roots Of Motive Power 9/9/17
Published: 2017/10/03
Channel: trainboy94
New Motive Power Centre!
New Motive Power Centre!
Published: 2017/01/16
Channel: Sault College
ECS Tuning: How To Bleed Your Brakes
ECS Tuning: How To Bleed Your Brakes
Published: 2012/08/30
Channel: ECS Tuning
Do it yourself brake bleeding - Motive Products
Do it yourself brake bleeding - Motive Products
Published: 2008/10/10
Channel: powerbleeder
MIDAC MOTIVE POWER AND STANDBY POWER PRODUCTION
MIDAC MOTIVE POWER AND STANDBY POWER PRODUCTION
Published: 2012/06/26
Channel: MIDAC Batteries s.p.a.
Orientation to Engine Service Tools -  Part 1
Orientation to Engine Service Tools - Part 1
Published: 2017/08/21
Channel: Fanshawe Motive Power
Midlands Motive Power Highlights   November 2017, Part 1 HD
Midlands Motive Power Highlights November 2017, Part 1 HD
Published: 2017/11/30
Channel: MrDeltic15
LONKER SEE - New Motive Power, Part 3 (taken from split with ARRM)
LONKER SEE - New Motive Power, Part 3 (taken from split with ARRM)
Published: 2017/01/16
Channel: Instant Classic
Replacing brake fluid on Volvo using Motive Power Bleeder (English)
Replacing brake fluid on Volvo using Motive Power Bleeder (English)
Published: 2016/08/13
Channel: volvosweden
Porsche (997) Brake Fluid Flush using Motive Power Bleeder
Porsche (997) Brake Fluid Flush using Motive Power Bleeder
Published: 2014/09/27
Channel: 2009 Porsche Carrera 4S
Railway Roundabout 1959
Railway Roundabout 1959 'Thornaby Motive Power Depot'
Published: 2011/02/21
Channel: OakhamRoadRailway
N-scale Motive Power
N-scale Motive Power
Published: 2017/05/21
Channel: C Mastracci
Midlands Motive Power Highlights   November 2017, Part 2 HD
Midlands Motive Power Highlights November 2017, Part 2 HD
Published: 2017/12/03
Channel: MrDeltic15
Algonquin College in the Ottawa Valley - Motive Power Technician (Co-op Option)
Algonquin College in the Ottawa Valley - Motive Power Technician (Co-op Option)
Published: 2013/07/05
Channel: Algonquin College Waterfront Campus
Motive Power Bleeder review
Motive Power Bleeder review
Published: 2015/09/15
Channel: R Atom
Charles Honey - Motive Power
Charles Honey - Motive Power
Published: 2010/09/07
Channel: Mohawk College Official
#myNCstory ~ Niagara College Motive Power: Putting students in the driver’s seat
#myNCstory ~ Niagara College Motive Power: Putting students in the driver’s seat
Published: 2014/09/19
Channel: niagaracollegecanada
Conestoga
Conestoga's Automotive Instructor Talks About Their Motive Power Programs! #CARJOBS
Published: 2015/03/23
Channel: CarsAndJobs.com
Motive Power Technician
Motive Power Technician
Published: 2011/11/17
Channel: Loyalist College
Midlands Motive Power Highlights   May 2017 HD
Midlands Motive Power Highlights May 2017 HD
Published: 2017/06/03
Channel: MrDeltic15
Midlands Motive Power Highlights   February 2017 HD
Midlands Motive Power Highlights February 2017 HD
Published: 2017/03/01
Channel: MrDeltic15
Midlands Motive Power Highlights   October 2017, Part 1 HD
Midlands Motive Power Highlights October 2017, Part 1 HD
Published: 2017/11/03
Channel: MrDeltic15
Roots of Motive Power Steam-up
Roots of Motive Power Steam-up
Published: 2010/09/12
Channel: NCsteamer
Motive Power Overview - BNSF ES44DC #7631
Motive Power Overview - BNSF ES44DC #7631
Published: 2016/06/11
Channel: railfan220
Loyalist College - Motive Power Technician
Loyalist College - Motive Power Technician
Published: 2014/02/19
Channel: Loyalist College
Eclectic Motive Power at Stanwood, WA 4K
Eclectic Motive Power at Stanwood, WA 4K
Published: 2017/03/16
Channel: Yard Limit
Chloride Motive Power
Chloride Motive Power
Published: 2016/01/22
Channel: Mike Hammett
Rogers TV - Motive Power - Algonquin College
Rogers TV - Motive Power - Algonquin College
Published: 2012/12/03
Channel: AlgonquinVideos
DIY Brake Fluid flush using Motive power bleeder on my Lexus GX470
DIY Brake Fluid flush using Motive power bleeder on my Lexus GX470
Published: 2017/08/08
Channel: Jim Wong
Bluestone Mining & Smelting Co. #1 - Roots of Motive Power
Bluestone Mining & Smelting Co. #1 - Roots of Motive Power
Published: 2012/10/16
Channel: Christopher Hauf
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A young "drawer" pulling a coal tub up a mine shaft, whose "effect" constitutes the "elevation of a weight to a certain height" (Sadi Carnot).

In thermodynamics, motive power is a natural agent, such as water or steam, wind or electricity, used to impart motion to machinery such as an engine. Motive power may also be a locomotive or a motor, which provides motive power to a system. Motive power may be thought of as a synonym for either "work", i.e. force times distance, or "power".

History[edit]

In 1679, physicist Denis Papin conceived the idea of using steam to power a piston and cylinder engine, by watching a steam release valve of a bone-digester rhythmically move up and down. In 1698, based on Papin’s designs, mechanical designer Thomas Savery built the first engine. The first scientific treatise on the energetics of engines was the 1824 book: Reflections on the Motive Power of Fire written by French physicist Sadi Carnot.

As an example, the Newcomen engine of 1711 was able to replace a team of 500 horses that had "powered" a wheel to pump water out of a mine, i.e. to "move" buckets of water vertically out of a mine. Hence, we have the precursory model to the term motive power. Based on this model, in 1832, Carnot defined work as "weight lifted through a height", being the very same definition used to this day.

1824 definition[edit]

Carnot states, in the footnotes to his famous 1824 publication, "We use here the expression motive power to express the useful effect that a motor is capable of producing. This effect can always be likened to the elevation of a weight to a certain height. It has, as we know, as a measure, the product of the weight multiplied by the height to which it is raised."

In this manner, Carnot is actually referring to "motive power" in the same manner we currently define "work". If we were to include a unit of time in Carnot's definition, we would then have the modern-day definition for power:

Thus Carnot's definition of motive power is not consistent with the modern physics definition of "power", nor the modern usage of the term.

1834 definition[edit]

In 1834, the French mining engineer Émile Clapeyron refers to Carnot’s motive power as "mechanical action". As an example, during the expansion stroke of a piston engine he states that: "the gas will have developed a quantity of mechanical action during its expansion given by the integral of the product of the pressure times the differential of the volume." Clapeyron then goes on to use graphical methods to show how this "mechanical action", i.e. work in modern terms, could be calculated.

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