Net Work of an Closed Carnot Cycle
The Carnot Cycle
Reversible, Isothermal Expansion
Reversible, Adiabatic Expansion
Reversible, Isothermal Compression
Reversible, Adiabatic Compression
The net amount of work done by the Carnot Power Cycle operating in a closed system is the area enclosed by the path 1-2-3-4-1:
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