closed cycle


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closed cycle

[‚klōzd ′sī·kəl]
(thermodynamics)
A thermodynamic cycle in which the thermodynamic fluid does not enter or leave the system, but is used over and over again.
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Approximating a thermodynamic Brayton cycle, the closed cycle gas turbine has two heat exchangers, one for rejecting heat from working fluid entering the compressor and one for energy addition to flow entering the turbine.
The closed cycle is a heat pump application applied to transfer heat within the building rather than dissipating it outside the building as most heat pumps are designed to do.
The sustainability of the closed cycle makes sense, the juxtaposition of gardens and moods is a delight, the remorseless logic humorous, but the question is raised: 'will all of life be managed and pharmed?
Application: This study supports efforts to control non-process elements in closed cycle mills.
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Paprican is leading a multidisciplinary R&D effort to develop closed cycle technology.
Animals consume some of the plants and give off their own by-products--and the closed cycle of photosynthesis and respiration continues.
Tenders are invited for Closed cycle cryogen free optical cryostat adapted for low temperature measurement in helios-fire spectrometer with accessories
New closed cycle vapor technology cleaning system installed last month, reducing 92% of carbon-based energy;
William McDonough, for instance, proposes the thesis that natural systems operate in a closed cycle so that waste from one process feeds the next.
Nevada-based ORMAT International has received purchase orders for six additional 3 kW Closed Cycle Vapor Turbogenerators (CCVTs) for remote unattended powering of the communications and telemetry systems on the Ivana platform complex in the Adriatic Sea off Croatia.