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Re: Work output

>Does the turbo "create" heat, or "absorb" it from the exhaust gas

Both.  Anytime you compress a gas, you create heat.  Being in the proximity
of the exhaust system adds to the heat.

My guess is the heat of compression is a bigger factor than the heat
transferred from the exhaust.  Anyone with real data?

Bernard Littau
Woodinville, WA
'88 5kcstq