Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 8th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1118412931
ISBN 13: 978-1-11841-293-0

Chapter 5 - Problems: Developing Engineering Skills: 5.5

Answer

Carnot efficiency is not applicable for fuel cells. As Carnot efficiency limits the heat engine efficiency where heat energy is converted to work energy whereas in fuel cell chemical energy is converted into work.

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Carnot efficiency is not applicable for fuel cells. As Carnot efficiency limits the heat engine efficiency where heat energy is converted to work energy whereas in fuel cell chemical energy is converted into work.
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