George Goodenough

photo neededIn thermodynamics, George Alfred Goodenough (1868-1929), often cited as G.A. Goodenough, was an American mechanical engineer and thermodynamics professor noted for his 1911 Principles of Thermodynamics. [1] The textbook contains good definitions on terms such as degradation, the inequality of Clausius, among others.

In the 1900s, Goodenough was an associate professor of mechanical engineering, at the University of Illinois and by 1916 he was professor of thermodynamics.

The following are related quotes:

“The famous Goodenough treatise on thermodynamics appeared in its first edition in 1911.”
— Anon (1929), American Society of Refrigerating Engineers [2]

1. Goodenough, George A. (1911). Principles of Thermodynamics. 1916, 2nd ed. New York: Henry Holt & Co.
2. Staff. (1929). “George A. Goodenough (1868—1929): Death of a Scientific Leader and Honorary Member of the Society is Loss to Whole Engineering Field”, Refrigerating Engineering (pg. 138-), Volumes 17-18.

Further reading
● Goodenough, George A. (1914). Thermal Properties of Steam. Publisher.
● Goodenough, George A. (1917). Properties of Steam and Ammonia. John Wiley & Sons.

External links
Goodenough, G. A. (George Alfred) (1868-1929) – WorldCat Identities.

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