Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 18 - Think and Solve: 35


Converting to absolute temperatures, the ideal efficiency = $\frac{873 K – 593 K}{873 K} = 0.32 = 32\%$. The incorrect value of $47\%$ is obtained if Celsius temperatures are used.
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