Carnot Cycle and Heat Engine Fundamentals and Applications

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This book results from a Special Issue related to the latest progress in the thermodynamics of machines systems and processes since the premonitory work of Carnot. Carnot invented his famous cycle and generalized the efficiency concept for thermo-mechanical engines. Since that time, research progressed from the equilibrium approach to the irreversible situation that represents the general case. This book illustrates the present state-of-the-art advances after one or two centuries of consideration regarding applications and fundamental aspects. The research is moving fast in the direction of economic and environmental aspects. This will probably continue during the coming years. This book mainly highlights the recent focus on the maximum power of engines, as well as the corresponding first law efficiency upper bounds.

Author: Michel Feidt
Publisher: Mdpi AG
Published: 07/03/2020
Pages: 140
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.11lbs
Size: 9.61h x 6.69w x 0.50d
ISBN13: 9783039288458
ISBN10: 3039288458
BISAC Categories:
- Technology & Engineering | General

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