Thermodynamics/Entropy Engine

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Question
Can changes of heat capacity produce a temperature difference and create heat-engine?
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Answer
Hi aleksandr,

In theory this is possible, however the temperature gradient possible would be very low this would limit the power of the engine to the point where in reality it could not overcome the necessary internal resistance of such an engine.
Note that it is explained in words and diagrammes and not in equations! Alawys a bit of a give away for a bit of fun.

Hope this helps.
Best wishes
Kevin.

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Thermodynamics, chemistry, chemical reactions, kinetics, chemical reaction safety, dust explosion technology, static electricity. General science.

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Over 40 years experience as a practicing thermochemist in industry. Head of the fire and explosion laboratory of a major European chemical company (Ciba-Geigy). Now retired.

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Institute of Chemical Engineers. Royal Society of Chemistry.

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Chartered Chemist, Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (C.Chem MRSC). Msc Sheffield.

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