Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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Chapter 19 - Section 19.3 - Applications of the Second Law - Example: 19.2

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We first solve for the combined efficiencies of the engines: $= 1-\frac{T_c}{T_h}=1-\frac{313K}{1723K}=.82$ We now find the efficiencies of the independent engines: $e_{gas}=1-\frac{773K}{1723K}=.55$ $e_{steam}=1-\frac{313K}{773K}=.6$
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