Lesson: Heat Engines
In this lesson, we will learn how to calculate the work extracted by heat engines from the transfer of heat from high to low temperature reservoirs.
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Worksheet: 23 Questions • 2 Videos
What is the temperature of the hot reservoir?
What is the temperature of the cold reservoir after its temperature changes?
What is the efficiency of the engine?
How much work does it perform per cycle?
What is the maximum possible work that engine can do per cycle?
What is the minimum heating of the cold reservoir per cycle?