V1/V2 is the compression ratio.
The Otto-cycle engine in a Mercedes-Benz SLK230 has a compression ratio of 8.8.
What is the ideal efficiency of the engine? Use γ=1.40.
The engine in a Dodge Viper GT2 has a slightly higher compression ratio of 9.6. How much increase in the ideal efficiency results from this increase in the compression ratio?
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