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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Internal Combustion Engines

Energy and Exergy Analyses of the Pulse Detonation Engine

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T. E. Hutchins, M. Metghalchi

Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 125(4), 1075-1080 (Nov 18, 2003) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1610015 History: Received May 01, 2002; Revised August 01, 2002; Online November 18, 2003
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Thermal efficiency of the Humphrey and Brayton cycles using methane as the fuel
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Effectiveness of the Humphrey and Brayton cycles using methane as the fuel
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Thermal efficiency of the Humphrey and Brayton cycles using JP10 as the fuel
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Effectiveness of the Humphrey and Brayton cycles based on a combustion analysis using JP10
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Efficiency of methane and JP10 based on the Humphrey cycle
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Effectiveness of methane and JP10 based on the Humphrey cycle
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Thermal efficiency of the Humphrey cycle using 8 and 20 species based on methane
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Effectiveness of the Humphrey cycle using 8 and 20 species based on methane

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