ME300Lecture39 - Lecture 39 Air Standard Cycles Air...

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39.1 Lecture 39: Air Standard Cycles Air standard cycles are idealized cycles based on the following approximations: » The working fluid is ideal gas air » The combustion process is replaced by heat input from an external source » The heat rejection is used to restore the fluid to the initial state
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39.2 Continue Air Standard Cycles Cycles under consideration: » Carnot cycle maximum cycle efficiency » Otto cycle spark-ignition engine (SI engine) » Diesel cycle compression-ignition engine (CI engine) » Dual cycle modern CI engine » Brayton cycle gas turbines » Other cycles that we do not analyze: Stirling cycle Ericsson cycle
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