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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship4485

Figure 28. Model of a machine for generating electricity based on differences of temperature between the sea surface and great depth. This "thermal machine" was devised by the physicist Georges Claude and the engineer Paul Boucherot in 1926. It was an application of Carnot's theorem and was a forerunner of the modern ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) project.

Image ID: ship4485, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photographer: Georges Claude?
Credit: Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Category: Oceanography/

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