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written by Michael Fowler and Jacquie Hui Wan Ching
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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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Thermo & Stat Mech
- Second and Third Law
= Carnot Cycle
= Heat Engines
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Educators
- Learners
- application/flash
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© 2003 Michael Fowler
Adiabatic Process, Carnot Cycle, Engine, Isothermal Process
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Metadata instance created July 14, 2007 by Enrique Suarez
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August 9, 2008 by Bruce Mason
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August 6, 2007
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please help

Author: angelito obo
Posted: March 6, 2011 at 8:21PM

hi sir how do i downloads the

Flashlet carnot cycle

help me please!!!

thank you ........

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