Indicated Mean Effective Pressure

During the cycle of an engine useful work is only done on the power stroke. By measuring the cylinder pressure through a cycle it is possible to calculate the average pressure that is useful. This is the Indicated Mean Effective Pressure.

See also: Brake Horse Power, Brake Mean Effective Pressure, Combustion Pressure, Indicated Horsepower, Net Indicated Mean Effective Pressure.

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Subjects: Engines