Carnot Engine Efficiency Calculator

The Carnot Engine Efficiency Calculator will calculate the:

  1. Efficiency of a Carnot engine when the temperatures of the hot and cold reservoirs are provided
Carnot Engine Efficiency Calculator

Calculation Restrictions: Friction and other obstructive phenomena are not considered within this calculation.

Carnot Engine Efficiency Calculator Results (detailed calculations and formula below)
The efficiency of a Carnot engine is %
Efficiency of Carnot engine calculations
eCarnot = 1 - TC/TH × 100%
eCarnot = 1 - / × 100%
eCarnot = 1 - × 100%
eCarnot = × 100%
eCarnot = %
Carnot Engine Efficiency Calculator Input Values
Temperature of the hot reservoir (TH) = K [Kelvin degrees]
Temperature of the cold reservoir (TC) = K [Kelvin degrees]

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Efficiency of Carnot engine Formula and Calculation

eCarnot = 1 - TC/TH × 100%

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