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us: Thermodynamic cycles

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    • us: Heat cycles
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    • us: Cycles
    • us: Thermodynamics
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    • found: Work cat.: Nyland, Ted W. High-temperature transient pressure transducer for use in liquid-metal systems, 1969: p. 1-2 ("Recent efforts to develop Rankine cycle space power systems have created new requirements for instrumentation ... The pressure measurement systems that meet these requirements are severely limited in frequency response ... Several areas of study growing out of the Rankine cycle space power development program need transient pressure data ... Also, in the design of automatic controls for Rankine cycle power systems, the transient behavior must be measured so that overall system stability can be assured ...")
    • found: McGraw-Hill dictionary of scientific and technical terms, 2003: p. 2134 ("thermodynamic cycle - (thermo[dynamics]) - A procedure or arrangement in which some material goes through a cyclic process and one form of energy, such as heat at an elevated temperature from combustion of a fuel, is in part converted to another form, such as mechanical energy of a shaft, the remainder being rejected to a lower temperature sink. Also known as heat cycle")
    • found: Academic Press dictionary of science and technology, 1992: p. 2204 ("Thermodynamic cycle - thermodynamics - a series of processes that occur in a cyclic pattern acting on a substance in which one form of energy is converted to another")
    • found: McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of science and technology, 2002: v. 18, p. 360 (in article "Thermodynamic cycle," caption under illustration, "Comparison of principal thermodynamic cycles. Cycles are, in the order of decreasing efficiency, Carnot cycle ... Brayton cycle ... Diesel cycle ... Otto cycle ...")
    • notfound: Chambers dictionary of science and technology, 1999
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    • 2003-01-02: new
    • 2003-02-10: revised
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