Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 8th Edition

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1118412931
ISBN 13: 978-1-11841-293-0

Chapter 5 - Checking Understanding: 33

Answer

False

Work Step by Step

First law of thermodynamics works on energy conservation principle. Energy conversion from heat to work while interacting only single reservoir doesn't violates first law as Q=W, however, it violates second law, Kelvin-Planck statement which states that β€œit is impossible to construct an engine, which is operating in a cycle produces no other effect except to external heat from a single reservoir and do equivalent amount of work."
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