Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
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Chapter 15 - The Laws of Thermodynamics - Questions: 7

Answer

No.

Work Step by Step

Heat engine efficiency should measure the ratio of work output to the heat input. This proposed definition of efficiency also makes no sense because it is possible for $\frac{W}{Q_{L}}$ to be greater than 1.
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