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An electrical generating plant operates at a boiler temperature of 220 deg C and exhausts the unused heat into a nearby river at 18 deg C. what is the maximum theoretical efficiency of the plant?

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    η =1 –T(cold)/T(hot) =
    = 1- (273+18)/(273+22) =
    =1-291/493 = 0.41

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