1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Homework Help: An engine term of charge

  1. Dec 13, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    combustion adds 1200kj/kg to the charge.
    what is the meaning of " charge" here.
    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 13, 2013 #2


    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper

    'Charge', especially w.r.t. reciprocating engines, usually means the mixture of fuel and oxidizer admitted to the cylinder for combustion. Can you be more specific about what context you found this phrase?
  4. Dec 17, 2013 #3

    I found this phrase from an introductory thermodynamics book,on the chapter about diesel and
    otto cycles.
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?
Draft saved Draft deleted