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CarnotCycle
Carnotcycleisareversiblecyclewhereaworkingfluidgoesunderacyclewith
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dieselcycle,butnotintheOttocycle?
Whyaretheconstantquantitiesduring
heatadditiondifferentinOttoanddiesel
cycle?
WhyistheentropychangeforaCarnot
cyclezero?
Withaninstallationofasuperchargeron
afourcycledieselengine,whatisthe
percentageincreaseinpower?

Carnotcyclehasthemostefficiencyofalltheworkingcyclepresentinthe
worldbecauseitseachprocessisnearlyreversible.HeatEnginesworkonthe
CarnotCyclewhileRefrigeratorandHeatPumpsworkonreversCarnot
engine.

Foragivencompressionratio,thermal
efficiencyofottocycleisgreaterthan
dieselcycle,thenwhypetrolenginewith
...

OttoandDiesel
EnginesworkingonOttoanddieselcycleinanautomoblibealthoughformina
cycle,arenotreversiblecycleastheworkingmediumchangeschangesafter
eachcycle.Ottoanddieselaremuchsimilartoeachotherexcepttheheat
additionprocess.Inottoheatadditionisbyconstantvolumeprocesswhereas
indieseltheheatadditionisbyconstantpressureprocess.Thesecyclesarenot
asefficientascarnotcycleasprocessarenotreversible.
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