thermodynamic efficiency


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thermodynamic efficiency

[¦thər·mō·dī′nam·ik i′fish·ən·sē]
(industrial engineering)
An index for rating the effort required by a worker performing a task in terms of the ratio of work performed to the energy consumed.
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Hence, it is observed that thermodynamic efficiency of combined cycle will be increased and then after the above mentioned point interval the efficiency will be decreased.
LCCP analyses can be a great tool, but the author would like to point out inconsistencies with some recently published articles on the benefits thermodynamic efficiency of refrigerants, like R-32 (Daikin Industries, 2011).
The engine's innovative injection procedure makes for much better fuel and thermodynamic efficiency than the wall-guided combustion process previously employed with direct injection.
Utilizing sixth-generation Eaton supercharging technology, complete with four-lobe rotors and high-flow inlet and outlet ports, the supercharger provides improved thermodynamic efficiency over the fifth-generation unit while sapping less power from the accessory drive.
One can alter an engine to create greater compression of the fuel/air mixture within each cylinder, raising thermodynamic efficiency.
Pantazis: Piezo unit injection technology will be the main focus of most manufacturers as it allows quieter combustion, reduced pollutant emissions, lower fuel consumption, fine fuel atomization resulting in higher thermodynamic efficiency and increased torque per liter.
Unfortunately, not only do distillation columns require a large amount of energy to achieve the separation task (Tedder and Rudd, 1978), but also this separation technique is highly inefficient in its use because of its low thermodynamic efficiency (Flores et al.
In part, this is due to improved thermodynamic efficiency, since both reactors will operate at much higher temperatures than current designs (~310[degrees]C, ~11 MPa).
The thermodynamic efficiency and environmental advantages of hydrogen from solar- or wind-driven electrolysis are compelling.
And it probably will provide the lowest initial operating cost due to CFC-11's greater thermodynamic efficiency.
The plant s thermodynamic efficiency of over 57% is its another key feature, he stressed.