1. Not finding help here? Sign up for a free 30min tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Way to simple

  1. Nov 22, 2006 #1
    A heat engine produces 8500 J of heat while performing 2700 J of useful work. What is the efficiency of this engine?

    e=W/Q_h =2700 J/8500 J =0.32 or 32%


    This just looked way to easy...hoping to have someone double check
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 22, 2006 #2

    radou

    User Avatar
    Homework Helper

    Sounds good.
     
  4. Nov 22, 2006 #3
    Wow, what an easy problem. Thanks for the help
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?