Chapter 9 - Chapter 9:Gas Power Cycles Objective Evaluate...

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Chapter 9:Gas Power Cycles Objective: Evaluate performances of various gas power cycles
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Topics to be covered Air-Standard Assumptions Reciprocating Engines- Otto & Diesel Stirling & Ericsson Cycles Brayton cycle- Ideal cycle gas turbine engines - with Regeneration - with intercooling, reheating, regeneration Ideal jet cycle
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Thermal efficiency and Carnot Cycle Thermal efficiency: η th = W net /Q in Carnot Cycle: η th = 1- T L /T H Material limitations on T H
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