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* AVAILABILITY, UNAVAILABILITY AND IR-REVERSIBILITY

AVAILABILITY , UNAVAILABILITY AND IR-REVERSIBILITY The portion of low grade energy ¬†converted into useful work is availability. Whereas the portion of low grade energy not converted into useful work is unavailability. The difference between total availability and useful work obtained is ir-reversibility. Ir-reversibility is inherent to every process. It is due to some kind of…