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Diesel engines

  1. Jan 2, 2008 #1
    what exactly is the cut-off ratio, in physical terms?
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    In an ideal Diesel cycle, the cut-off ratio is V2/V1, where V1 and V2 are the system volume at the beginning and end of the combustion (constant-pressure heat addition) phase.
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