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At the beginning of the compression process of an air-standard Otto cycle, p_1=1 bar, T_1=290 K,...

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At the beginning of the compression process of an air-standard Otto cycle, {eq}p_1=1\ bar,\ \ T_1=290 K,\ \ V_1=400\ cm^3. {/eq} The maximum temperature in the cycle is 2200 K and the compression ratio is 8.

Determine:

a. The heat addition, in KJ.

b. The net work, in KJ.

c. The thermal efficiency

d. The mean effective pressure, in bar

Otto Cycle Process:

The Otto cycle process is the thermodynamic process for the gasoline engine, named after the German inventor, Nicolaus Otto. It consists of four state changes of an ideal gas within a closed system.

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The working fluid in the Otto cycle is air, so we need some of the properties of air at the beginning of the process.


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  • The density of air...

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