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This site shows the fundamentals of the Carnot Cycle through a Flash simulation. Using a Pressure vs Volume (PV) plot the user observes how the cycle is carried out by different types of compressions and expansions. The simulation also includes an engine, constituted of a piston and a rod, illustrating the various processes in a Carnot Cycle.

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    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    Engine,Thermo & Stat Mech,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080904125455515T,NSDL,Physics,Heat Engines,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Isothermal Process,Higher Education,High School,Adiabatic Process,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Carnot Cycle,Second and Third Law

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