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Posted by Sierra on Friday, January 18, 2013 at 2:14pm.

A heat engine absorbs 126 kcal of heat and exhausts 77 kcal of heat in each cycle. Calculate the efficiency (as a percentage)


An ideal gas heat engine operates in a Carnot Cycle between temperatures of 266 and 115C. It absorbs 4250 cal per cycle at 266C. What is its efficiency as a percentage?

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