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What is the carnot efficiency of a heat engine that operates between a hot reservoir at 500K and a cold reservoir of 200K?

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Efficiency of the Carnot heat engine is,

Τ
η =1-
ΤΗ
1ο
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Τ η =1- ΤΗ 1ο

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Step 2

Substitute the ...

200K
n=1-
500K
=1-0.4
=0.6
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200K n=1- 500K =1-0.4 =0.6

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