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This simulation allows students to interact with different components of a complex real world phenomenon.The simulation shown is of a 4-stroke internal combustion engine. The thermodynamic cycle being simulated is the Otto cycle, which involves an isentropic compression, an explosion at constant volume, a isentropic expansion, and the release of the exhaust at constant volume to return to the original pressure. The initial interface allows for interaction with the ideal-gas law portion of the simulation.
|Resource Type||Simulation These interactive simulations help to visualize difficult chemistry concepts and phenomena. Teachers can use these as demonstrations in lecture or supplements to homework. Students can also use the tools to test and improve their own understanding.|