Lesson 3 Review

Lesson 3 Review - Carnot Efficiency o All temperatures must...

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Review Sheet – Energy Efficiency Energy Conversion o All the energy that we put in may not come out in the desired form Efficiency = o Both energies must in the same units The temperature of a substance is not a measure of its heat content, but rather, the average kinetic energy of its molecules resulting from their motions Heat Engine o Device that converts Thermal energy into Mechanical energy
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Unformatted text preview: Carnot Efficiency o All temperatures must be in Kelvin o As T low decreases, efficiency increases. As T low increases, efficiency decreases o As T hot decreases, efficiency decreases. As T hot increases, efficiency increases Working of a Power plant Overall Efficiency = product of step efficiencies...
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