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Apr 16, 2018

## Atkinson Cycle

Atkinson cycle is an ideal cycle for Otto engine exhausting to a gas turbine. In this cycle, the isentropic expansion 3-4 of an Otto cycle (1-2-3-4) is further allowed ..

Apr 11, 2018

## Comparison of Brayton Cycle with Otto Cycle

The thermodynamic cycle Brayton cycle can be compared with the Otto cycle to deduce the following points: Comparison of Pressure-volume and Temperature-entropy diagrams ..

Sep 12, 2017

## Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics

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

## First Law of Thermodynamics

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

## Simple Rankine Cycle

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

## Thermodynamic Air Standard Cycles

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 ..

Apr 30, 2016

## Stirling Cycle

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

## Brayton Cycle

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

## Law of Degradation of Energy

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

## Overview of Psychrometric Chart

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

## Internal Energy

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

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

## Second Law of Thermodynamics

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

## Gibbs Phase Rule

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 ..