Archive: 05/19/2010

Explained: The Carnot Limit

Anytime engineers try to design a new kind of heat-based engine or improve on an existing design, they bump up against a fundamental efficiency limit: the Carnot Limit.

May 19, 2010
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Electric vehicles given thumbs up

The first trial of electric vehicles in North East England has been a major success, leaving hundreds of drivers ready to make the switch to low carbon transport. Newcastle University in conjunction with Cenex, the UK's ...

May 19, 2010
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