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Which of these types of motors or engines are heat engines?
a. an automobile engine
b. an electric motor
c. a steam turbine

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    Heat engines produce mechanical or electrical energy from heat. That excludes electric motors from consideration.

    A steam turbine can in some cases be one PART of a heat engine, but a burner, geothermal source or nuclear reactor would have to be part of the complete heat engine system.

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