Environmental Science for AP* (2nd Edition)

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1464108684
ISBN 13: 978-1-46410-868-6

Chapter 2 - Module 5 - Energy, Flows, and Feedbacks - AP Review Questions - Page 54: 3


(b) the second law of thermodynamics

Work Step by Step

The second law of thermodynamics states that when energy is transformed, the quantity remains the same, but its ability to do work diminishes. To quantify this law, one uses energy efficiency as it is the ratio of the energy expended to the amount of energy that is introduced.
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