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Gas Cycles

Eann discusses how a gas can be manipulated to take different paths through the pressure-volume domain in order to create cycles that produce a net work output. The process is explained in prose with the support of diagrams and some mathematical expressions.

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Energy: Thermodynamics in Everyday Life

University of Liverpool

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