Brayton cycle

noun
Bray·​ton cycle | \ ˈbrātᵊn- \

Definition of Brayton cycle

: a thermodynamic cycle composed of two adiabatic and two isobaric changes in alternate order

called also Joule's cycle

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History and Etymology for Brayton cycle

after George Brayton fl1873 American inventor

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“Brayton cycle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brayton%20cycle. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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