Sep 12, 2017
If an object with a higher temperature comes in contact with an object of lower temperature, it will transfer heat to the lower temperature object. The objects will ..
Jun 29, 2017
The First law of thermodynamics states that energy is neither created nor destroyed. Thus the total energy of the universe is a constant. However, energy can certainly ..
Jun 20, 2017
The simple Rankine cycle is also a reversible cycle. Consider the idealized four-steady-state-process cycle in which state 1 is saturated liquid and state ..
Dec 19, 2016
The working fluid of heat engines is subjected to a series of changes (in temperature, volume, pressure, etc.), known as thermodynamic air standard cycles, through ..
May 1, 2016
Liquid chillers are machines that removes heat from a liquid via a vapor-compression refrigeration cycle or vapor-absorption refrigeration cycle. This liquid can then ..
Apr 30, 2016
Stirling cycle is a thermodynamic cycle consists of two isothermal and two isochoric processes. Heat rejection and heat addition takes place at constant temperature. ..
Apr 25, 2016
The air-standard Brayton cycle is a theoretical cycle for gas turbines. This cycle consists of two reversible adiabatic or isentropic processes and two constant ..
Apr 23, 2016
The available energy of a system decreases as its temperature or pressure decreases and approaches equilibrium to the surroundings. When the heat is transferred ..
Apr 13, 2016
A Psychrometric chart can graphically represents the thermodynamic properties of air-water vapor mixture. Standard psychrometric charts are bounded by the dry-bulb ..
Apr 12, 2016
The total energy possessed by all the microscopic models of motion is called internal energy (U). Internal energy is the energy associated with the molecular structure ..
Apr 3, 2016
Otto cycle consists of two isoentropic and two isochoric processes. Heat is supplied and heat is rejected by the cycle during isochoric process. Where, 1-2: Adiabatic ..
Apr 3, 2016
The application of first law of thermodynamics process led to the establishment of a new property named internal energy (U), the application of the second law to a process ..
Mar 16, 2016
Law of conservation of energy does not distinguish between useful and wasted energy. The law neglects ‘losses’ from the closed system into the environment. ..
Mar 16, 2016
Gibbs phase rule provides a relationship among the number of degree of freedom (F) of the system, the number of phases (P) in the system and the number of chemical ..