Write an expression for the efficiency of a Carnot engine.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Where W is the work done by the engine per cycle.  Q1 is heat extracted from the source, Q2 is heat given to the sink.  T1 is the temperature of the source and T2 is the temperature of the sink.   is always expressed as a percentage.

 

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM