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##### An Unified Approach to Thermodynamics of Power Yield in Thermal, Chemical and Electrochemical Systems

**Authors:**
S. Sieniutycz

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Power yield,
entropy production,
chemical engines,
fuel cells,
exergy.

**Digital Object Identifier (DOI):**
doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1059909

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