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energy balance

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199587438
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191752308
energy balance

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According to the conservation of energy principle, the net change in the total energy of a system during a process is equal to the difference between the total energy entering and the total energy leaving the system during that process. ...

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Subjects: Mechanical Engineering

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