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13a Heat engines

Here I introduce the concept of the heat engine. I define the source and the sink. I then use the first and second laws of thermodynamics to derive the Carnot efficiency. I then point out that the…

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13b Power cycles and diagrams

Here I show that the area under the PV and TS diagrams are the work produced in a cycle. I show (again that the efficiency is the ratio between work out and heat in, but here I do it graphcally.

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