• Pythagorean Means and Carnot Machines: When Music Meets Heat

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      Arithmetic mean, geometric mean, harmonic mean, Carnot machine, Pythagorean means, musical scales, coefficients of performance.

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      This article explores some interesting relations betweenPythagorean means (arithmetic, geometric, and harmonicmeans) and the coefficients of performance of reversible Carnotmachines (heat engine, refrigerator, and heat pump) .

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