A Carnot engine operating at 30% efficiency exhausts heat into a heat sink at 283 K. By how much would the temperature of the heat reservoir need to be raised to increase the efficiency of the engine to 45%
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Efficiency of a Carnot Engine is given by, E = [1 - (T2/T1)]*100
where T1 > T2, T1 is the temperature of the source and T2 is that of ...
The solution analyzes the Carnot cycle and the efficiency of a heat engine.