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Isothermal or adiabatic process

  1. Jan 5, 2007 #1
    :confused: :confused: i was reading my lecture note over the half term but i am still a bit confused and i was wondering if someone could describe in detail, using a p-v diagram, a well known engineering cycle which specifies a isothermal or adiabatic process.

    Thanks you very much
     
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  3. Jan 6, 2007 #2

    Gokul43201

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    Have you tried to understand what happens in an ideal 4-stroke IC engine?
     
  4. Jan 6, 2007 #3

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    Consider a simple refrigeration process. What are the four basic steps in the process and how can you model them?

    Note: One of the four steps can be isenthalpic as well as adiabatic. Which one is it?
     
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