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    The Maximum Amount of Work a Heat Engine can Perform

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    A heat engine operates between a tank containing 1*10^3 m^3 of water and a river at a constant temperature of 10 degrees Celsius. If the temperature of the tank is initially 100 degrees Celsius, what is the maximum amount of work that the heat engine can perform?

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    Solution Summary

    It calculates the maximum amount of work done by the heat engine, which operates between a water tank and a river.