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Chapter 9, Problem 9E
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What is a perpetual motion machine? Why can such a device not exist?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The perpetual motion machine and the non-existence of such device are to be explained.

Concept introduction:

Perpetual motion is defined as the motion of bodies that continues indefinitely. A perpetual motion machine is a hypothetical machine which can work indefinitely without an energy source.

The power that arises by utilizing the chemical or physical resources for providing heat and light or carrying out various processes is known as energy. The SI unit of energy is joule.

The law of conservation of energy states that energy can neither be created nor be destroyed, it can be converted to other forms.

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In this machine, the motion continues in an indefinite manner in the absence of any source of energy. In perpetual motion machine, the motion of the machine continues for a long time and never decreases. This machine has only the amount of energy that was given to it initially...

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