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Maximal power output of a stochastic thermodynamic engine

  title={Maximal power output of a stochastic thermodynamic engine},
  author={Rui Fu and Amirhossein Taghvaei and Yongxin Chen and Tryphon T. Georgiou},
  • Rui Fu, Amirhossein Taghvaei, +1 author Tryphon T. Georgiou
  • Published 2020
  • Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics
  • ArXiv
  • Author(s): Fu, Rui; Taghvaei, Amirhossein; Chen, Yongxin; Georgiou, Tryphon T | Abstract: Classical thermodynamics aimed to quantify the efficiency of thermodynamic engines by bounding the maximal amount of mechanical energy produced compared to the amount of heat required. While this was accomplished early on, by Carnot and Clausius, the more practical problem to quantify limits of power that can be delivered, remained elusive due to the fact that quasistatic processes require infinitely slow… CONTINUE READING

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