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What would be the efficiency of a Carnot engine operating

University Physics | 13th Edition | ISBN: 9780321675460 | Authors: Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman ISBN: 9780321675460 31

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Problem 13DQ

What would be the efficiency of a Carnot engine operating with TH = TC? What would be the efficiency if TC = 0 K and TH were any temperature above 0 K? Interpret your answers.

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Solution 13DQ Step 1: The efficiency of a heat engine is, T HT C = TH ----------------(1) When T = T , the efficiency will be zero. H C This means the engine is unable to convert heat into work.

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Textbook: University Physics
Edition: 13
Author: Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman
ISBN: 9780321675460

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