Hi(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Could any one help me with this?

How would i go about calculating the thermal efficiency of a heat engine with four processes?

I am thinking of moddeling it on the Otto or Diesel Cycle.

The data i have is.

Temp @ State/Process 1

Specific Gas Constant

Specific Heat Capacity

and i have

Pressure

Volume

for states one, two, three and four.

How would i got about figuring out the thermal efficiency? do i use a NFEE equation?

Thanks for any help.

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Thermal Efficiency

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**