A Carnot engine uses the expansion and compression of n moles of argon gas, for which CV=(3/2)R. This engine operates between temperatures TC and TH. During the isothermal expansion a→b, the volume of the gas increases from Va to Vb=2Va.
a)Calculate the work done during the isothermal expansion a→b. Express your answer in terms of the variables n, TH, and gas constant R.
b)Calculate the work Wbc done during the adiabatic expansion b→c. Express your answer in terms of the variables n, TC, TH, and gas constant R.
c)For this engine, Wab=Wbc. Find the ratio TC/TH.
d)Find the efficiency of the engine.
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