Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 19 - For Thought and Discussion: 11


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We know that the energy is conserved and can be converted from one form to another. But, in some cases it becomes difficult to achieve a 100% conversion rate. The reason behind this is that the processes involved in conversions lead to a lot of wasted of energy. This is shown by the Carnot efficiency.
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