Explore BrainMass
Share

Heat Engine, Net Work, Waste Heat

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the solution, here!

An inventor claims to have developed a heat engine that receives 750 kJ of heat from a source at 400K and produces 250 kJ of net work while rejecting the waste heat to a sink at 300K. Is this a reasonable claim? Why?

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 22, 2018, 10:28 pm ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/chemistry/physical-chemistry/heat-engine-net-work-waste-heat-105853

Attachments

Solution Summary

The solution considers the claim of an inventor and his newly invented heat engine.

$2.19