# The energy provided each hour by heat to the turbine in an electric power plant is 9.0×10^12 J. If 5.4 × 10^12 J of energy is exhausted each hour from the engine as heat, what is the efficiency of this heat engine?

60 %

Explanation:

Efficiency is defined as the ratio of output power  to the input power.

Input energy each hour = 9 x 10^12 J

Output energy each hour = 5.4 x 10^12 J

Efficiency = Output energy per hour / input energy per hour

Efficiency = (5.4 x 10^12) / ( 9 x 10^12) = 5.4 / 9 = 0.6

Efficiency in percentage form = 0.6 x 100 = 60 %

The efficiency of a heat engine is calculated using the formula (Energy Input - Energy Output) / Energy Input. Given the figures, the efficiency of the engine is 40%, indicating that 40% of the input energy is converted into work.

### Explanation:

The efficiency of a heat engine is determined by the ratio of work output to energy input. In the given scenario, the turbine in an electric power plant is supplied with 9.0 x 10^12 joules of energy, and 5.4 x 10^12 joules of energy is expelled as heat per hour. We can calculate the efficiency using the equation:

Efficiency = (Energy Input - Energy Output) / Energy Input

By substituting the given values, Efficiency = (9.0 x 10^12 J - 5.4 x 10^12 J) / 9.0 x 10^12 J = 0.4 or 40%

This means the heat engine of the power plant has a 40% efficiency, meaning 40% of the energy input is converted into work while 60% is discarded as waste heat.

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Which of the following describes the net force acting on an object?The sum of all forces acting on an object
The gravitational force minus any contact forces acting on an object
The difference between the normal force and the gravitational force acting on an object
The sum of all the forces acting on an object in the same direction

The sum of all forces acting on an object in the same direction is described for the net force acting on an object.

### What is a Net force?

• When the forces are acting in the same direction of movement of the object it can be said as sum of the two individual forces will be equal to the "Net Force" .
• The net force is the combined force of all individual forces acting on an object.
• If the object with the forces in the opposite direction, then the net force will not be equal to the sum of the forces.

Example : If two forces (2 kids pushing in the same direction to move the object big box) act on an object (big box) in the same direction, then the net force is equal to the sum of the two forces. If the kids pushed in the opposite direction, the net force will not occur.

Hence, Option D is the correct answer.

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The sum of all the forces acting on an object in the same direction.

Two cars, a Porsche Boxster convertible and a Toyota Scion xB, are traveling at constant speeds in the same direction. Suppose, instead, that the Boxster is initially 170 m behind the Scion. The speed of the Boxster is 24.4 m/s and the speed of the Scion is 18.6 m/s. How much time does it take for the Boxster to catch the Scion

It will take 29.31 seconds for the Boxster to catch the Scion

Explanation:

Given the data in the question;

lets say Toyota Scion xB is car A and Porsche Boxster convertible is B and Toyota Scion xB is car A

the distance travelled by car A is

x = × t

where   is the speed of the car and t is time

the distance travelled by car B before reaching car A will be;

x + x₀ = × t

Now lets replace x by × t

so

( × t) + x₀ = × t

x₀ = ( × t) - ( × t)

x₀ = t ( - )

t = x₀ /  ( - )

so we substitute

t = 170 m  /  (24.4 - 18.6)

t = 170 / 5.8

t = 29.31 s

Therefore; it will take 29.31 s for the Boxster to catch the Scion

Overnight a thin layer of ice forms on the surface of a 40-ft-wide river that is essentially of rectangular cross-sectional shape. Under these conditions, the flow depth is 3 ft. During the following day the sun melts the ice cover. Determine the new depth if the flowrate remains the same and the surface roughness of the ice is essentially the same as that for the bottom and sides of the river.

the new depth is 2.3 ft

Explanation:

the solution is in the attached Word file

3. A particle of charge +7.5 µC is released from rest at the point x = 60 cm on an x-axis. The particle begins to move due to the presence of a charge ???? that remains fixed at the origin. What is the kinetic energy of the particle at the instant it has moved 40 cm if a) ???? = +20 µC and b) ???? = −20 µC?

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Explanation:

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Nitrogen makes up about what percent of a human's body weight?

Explanation:

An early model of the atom, proposed by Rutherford after his discovery of the atomic nucleus, had a positive point charge +Ze (the nucleus) at the center of a sphere of radius R with uniformly distributed negative charge −Ze. Z is the atomic number, the number of protons in the nucleus and the number of electrons in the negative sphere. Show that the electric field inside this atom is : Ein=Ze4πϵ0(1r^2−rR^3). b. What is the electric field at the surface of the atom? Is this the expected value? Explain.c. A uranium atom has Z = 92 and R = 0.10 nm. What is the electric field at r = R/2?

Part a)

Part b)

Yes it is the expected value of electric field at the surface of an atom

Part c)

Explanation:

Since negative charge of electrons in uniformly distributed in the atom while positive charge is concentrated at the nucleus

So the electric field due to positive charge of the nucleus is given as

now charge due to electrons inside a radius "r" is given as

now we will have electric field given as

now net electric field is given as

Part b)

At the surface of an atom

Yes it is the expected value of electric field at the surface of an atom

Part c)

If Z = 92

R = 0.10 nm

so we will have