Sargent cycle

Sargent cycle

[′sär·jənt ‚sī·kəl]
(thermodynamics)
An ideal thermodynamic cycle consisting of four reversible processes: adiabatic compression, heating at constant volume, adiabatic expansion, and isobaric cooling.
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