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Reversed Carnot Cycle

  1. Mar 20, 2014 #1
    What happens in a reversed carnot cycle? I mean in refrigerators.The gas is adiabatically compressed so that it's temperature rises.Then it is isothermally compressed so that the heat is rejected to the sink.But then why it is said everywhere that the working substance absorbs heat from sink? Please explain me the full procedure.I am confused here.
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  3. Mar 20, 2014 #2
    where is everywhere?
  4. Mar 21, 2014 #3


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    Both of those are wrong, so please post an example of the "everywhere" where you got that.
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