Carnot engine

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Carnot engine

[kär′nō ′en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
An ideal, frictionless engine which operates in a Carnot cycle.
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[37-40] carried out performance analyses and optimizations for irreversible Carnot heat engine [37] and Brayton heat engine [38-40] considering losses owing to heat leak, heat transfer, and internal irreversibilities, based on ecological coefficient of performance (ECOP) function.
Another objective function in finite-time thermodynamics with an ecological criterion was applied to an irreversible Carnot heat engine interacting with finite thermal capacitance rates of the heat reservoirs and finite total conductance of the heat exchangers [27].
Sun, "Ecological performance of an endoreversible Carnot heat engine with complex heat transfer law," International Journal of Sustainable Energy, vol.
Chen, "The ecological optimization of an irreversible Carnot heat engine," Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, vol.
Now consider a Carnot heat engine operating between X and Y producing work while the system undergoes a reversible isentropic change to a final temperature of 522.35 K with corresponding reversible work of 29.667 kJ.