This item is a simulation of an ideal Otto engine. The page explains the cycles of the engine and the applet shows its cycles alongside a pressure vs. volume or temperature vs. volume diagram. See Related items on this page for a link to the author's full collection of simulations on thermodynamics.
This page is part of a collection of Java applets with tutorial questions developed for undergraduate physics students.
%0 Electronic Source %A Forinash, Kyle %D May 9, 2007 %T Indiana University Southeast Physics Applets: Ideal Otto Engine Simulation %V 2016 %N 24 July 2016 %8 May 9, 2007 %9 application/java %U http://homepages.ius.edu/kforinas/physlets/thermo/Otto.html
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