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anonymous
 one year ago
According to Carnot, what does the efficiency of a heat engine depend on?
A. the input temperature only
B. the exhaust temperature only
C. the ratio of input temperature to exhaust temperature
D. the ratio of exhaust temperature to input temperature
***not sure! thanks:)
anonymous
 one year ago
According to Carnot, what does the efficiency of a heat engine depend on? A. the input temperature only B. the exhaust temperature only C. the ratio of input temperature to exhaust temperature D. the ratio of exhaust temperature to input temperature ***not sure! thanks:)

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Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1as I wrote before, the efficiency of a machine of Carnot, is: \[\Large \eta = 1  \frac{{{T_2}}}{{{T_1}}}\] where T_1 is the temperature of the hot reservoir T_2 is the temperature of the cold reservoir

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohh okay!! so it depends on exhaust energy, right? choice B?

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no, since we have two temperatures

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohh okay! sorry!! so it should be choice C?

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1hint: this quantity: \[\Large \frac{{{T_2}}}{{{T_1}}}\] is a ratio

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohh oops!!! choice d? :O
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