Examples for

Thermodynamic Cycles

Thermodynamic cycles consist of a sequence of thermodynamic processes. These processes transfer heat and work into and out of the system. Use Wolfram|Alpha to analyze the thermal efficiency, time evolution and state changes through idealized work cycles such as the Carnot, Rankine and Diesel cycles.

Thermodynamic Cycles

Compute the properties of the thermal cycles of heat engines, heat pumps and refrigerators.

Analyze an Atkinson cycle:

Analyze a Brayton cycle:

Analyze a Bell–Coleman cycle:

Analyze a Carnot cycle:

Analyze a Diesel cycle:

Analyze an Ericsson cycle:

Analyze a Lenoir cycle:

Analyze an Otto cycle:

Analyze a Rankine cycle:

Analyze a Stirling cycle: