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## 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 ..

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## 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 ..

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## 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 ..

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## Reversible and Irreversible Processes

A thermodynamic process which does not fulfill conditions of a reversible process is termed irreversible processes. Irreversibilities are the reasons causing the process ..

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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 ..

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## 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 ..

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## Interview Questions on Thermodynamics

Thermodynamics topic questions and answers for interview, competitive examination and entrance test. You are viewing in this page first 10 short questions and answers ..

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## 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. ..

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## 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 ..

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## 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 ..

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## 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 ..

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## 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 ..

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## 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. ..

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## 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 ..