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The Carnot Cycle

The Carnot Cycle

This java applet show you the physics processes of a Carnot heat engine. Carnot cycle is a four stage reversible sequence consisting of 1. adiabatic compression 2. isothermal expansion at high temperature T2 3. adiabatic expansion 4. isothermal compression at low temperature T1 5. back to stage 1 and continue.

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