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What should be the condition for the efficiency of a Carnot engine to be equal to 1?

Answer :

We know that efficiency of a Carnot engine is

Where W=work done by the engine

Q1=heat absorbed by the engine

Q2=heat released by the engine

As seen from the formula (i), efficiency will be 1 when:

i) W=Q1

ii) Q2=0

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