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Mechanical Efficiency of Heat Engines

James R. Senft
Publisher: 
Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 
2007
Number of Pages: 
173
Format: 
Hardcover
Price: 
99.00
ISBN: 
9780521868808
Category: 
Monograph
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1. Energy transfers in cyclic heat engines; 2. Mechanism effectiveness and mechanical efficiency; 3. General efficiency limits; 4. Compression ratio and shaft work; 5. Pressurization effects; 6. Charge effects in ideal Stirling engines; 7. Crossley-Stirling engines; 8. Generalized engine cycles and variable buffer pressure; 9. Multi-workspace engines and heat pumps; 10. Optimum Stirling engine geometry; 11. Heat transfer effects; Appendix A. General theory of machines, effectiveness, and efficiency; Appendix B. An ultra-low temperature differential Stirling engine; Appendix C. A temperature differential Stirling engine; References.

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