Carnot-Like Heat Engines Versus Low-Dissipation Models
AbstractIn this paper, a comparison between two well-known finite time heat engine models is presented: the Carnot-like heat engine based on specific heat transfer laws between the cyclic system and the external heat baths and the Low-Dissipation model where irreversibilities are taken into account by explicit entropy generation laws. We analyze the mathematical relation between the natural variables of both models and from this the resulting thermodynamic implications. Among them, particular emphasis has been placed on the physical consistency between the heat leak and time evolution on the one side, and between parabolic and loop-like behaviors of the parametric power-efficiency plots. A detailed analysis for different heat transfer laws in the Carnot-like model in terms of the maximum power efficiencies given by the Low-Dissipation model is also presented. View Full-Text
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Gonzalez-Ayala, J.; Roco, J.M.M.; Medina, A.; Calvo Hernández, A. Carnot-Like Heat Engines Versus Low-Dissipation Models. Entropy 2017, 19, 182.
Gonzalez-Ayala J, Roco JMM, Medina A, Calvo Hernández A. Carnot-Like Heat Engines Versus Low-Dissipation Models. Entropy. 2017; 19(4):182.Chicago/Turabian Style
Gonzalez-Ayala, Julian; Roco, José M.M.; Medina, Alejandro; Calvo Hernández, Antonio. 2017. "Carnot-Like Heat Engines Versus Low-Dissipation Models." Entropy 19, no. 4: 182.
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