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Thermal efficiency (Stu)

Definition
The fraction of heat input that is converted to net work output; used as a measure of performance for a heat engine. (Source: www.facstaff.bucknell.edu/mvigeant/therm_1/AC_final/glossary.htm)
Use For
Efficiency (Thermodynamics)
Broader Term
Heat (St)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Heat balance (Stb)
Heat conduction (Stc)
Heat convection (Std)
Heat cycle (Ste)
Heat exchange (Stf)
Heat flow (Stg)
Heat flux (Sth)
Heat loss (Stj)
Heat radiation (Stk)
Heat transfer (Stm)
Latent heat (Stn)
Phase equilibrium (Sto)
Phase transitions (Stp)
Supercooling (Stq)
Temperature gradients (Str)
Degradation (Thermodynamics) (Sts)
Thermal diffusion (Stt)
Thermal expansion (Stv)
Thermal fatigue (Stw)
Thermal stresses (Stx)
Vapor pressure (Sty)