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 (ī′sən-trō′pĭk, -trŏp′ĭk)
Without change in entropy; at constant entropy.

is′en·tro′pi·cal·ly adv.


(General Physics) having or taking place at constant entropy


(ˌaɪ sənˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk)

having a constant entropy.
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Adj.1.isentropic - with unchanging entropy; at constant entropy
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Consider: the new supercharger-thanks to rotary profile changes that reduce the clearance between rotors to minimize internal leakage, rotor twist modifications that shift peak efficiency for overall fuel economy improvement, and new porting features that eliminate unnecessary air compression--provides a 10 to 16% improvement in isentropic efficiency in targeted operating zones compared to Eaton's own TVS R410 product.
where subscript "" refers to the outlet state corresponding to the isentropic process between the operational inlet and outlet pressures, and [[eta].
p] = specific heat of water a constant pressure [gamma] = mean isentropic coefficient [h.
The isentropic bulk modulus of the biofuels conditioned by irradiation with ultrasound was determined by using the Newton-Laplace formula (Tat, Van Gerpen 2003b; Dzida, Prusakiewicz 2008):
6[degrees]F), isothermal compression can be as high as 16% more efficient than isentropic compression.
We recall that for isentropic processes, using the Bernoulli-equation, we have:
The fundamental relationships of isentropic compression and subsequent expansion through a flow passage resulting in a sonic jet have been employed to obtain the areas at the critical sections i.
To determine the isentropic efficiency of any compression process based on total enthalpies (h), total pressures (p), temperatures (T) and entropies (s) at suction and discharge of the compressor are measured, and the isentropic efficiency [[eta].
3 applies only to isentropic changes, but can be applied with reasonable accuracy in general as n is independent of entropy and B and p[varies] are only slowly varying functions of entropy.
S are isentropic compressibility of solvent and solute respectively.
Other inputs included the degree of superheat and subcooling, isentropic efficiency of the compressor etc.