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Old 11-17-2011, 07:16 PM   #62 (permalink)
George Tyler
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Originally Posted by Duffman View Post
My old Thermodynamics professor use to say heat transfer is a slow process. I dont think its why.
think of a model airplain engine, if you turn it over fairly slowly while holding the prop, you feel a pulse as it fires, but that pulse is done in about 1/5th of a second, all the heat has been absorbed by the head , piston and cylinder in that time.
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