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Uses of Laws of Thermodynamics

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As a patent agent, an inventor comes to you claiming that he has invented a self-powered engine that requires no fuel to run. Will you agree or disagree to patent this invention? Why or why not? Use the first law of thermodynamics to help justify.

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As a patent attorney I would not agree to patent this invention as it is contrary to the laws of thermodynamics. The first law states that the change in total energy of ...