### All posts in: Thermodynamics

• 9 hours ago

## Refrigerant: Desired Properties and Commonly Used Refrigerants

A refrigerant is a substance or mixture. Usually, a fluid, used in a heat pump and refrigeration cycle that can extract heat from another body or substance. ..

• 1 month ago

## 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 ..

• 1 month ago

## 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 ..

• 5 months ago

## Gas Laws

Gas Laws explain the behavior of an ideal gas in terms of temperature, pressure, volume. The following are the some of the important gas laws: Boyle’s Law Charles ..

• 7 months ago

## Triple Point of a Substance

Every substance has triple point. Triple point of a substance is a point at which it exists in solid, liquid and vapor phase. Triple point is the point of intersection ..

• 9 months ago

## Liquid Chillers

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 ..

• 9 months ago

## 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. ..

• 9 months ago

## 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 ..

• 9 months ago

## 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 ..

• 9 months ago

## Distinction between Work and Internal Energy

S.no Work Internal Energy 1 The work is the product of force and displacement in the direction of force. Internal energy is the energy stored in a substance in the form ..

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## Air-cooling System in Reciprocating Engine

In an air-cooling system, the outer surface of the cylinder and cylindrical head in reciprocating engine is cooled by air flowing over them. To increase the heat ..

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## 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 ..

• 9 months ago

## 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 ..

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## 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 ..