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Problem 8.7 An inventor claims to have a invented a device that takes in 10 kw by heat transfer at 500 K, rejectes energy by heat transfer at 300 K and produces 5 kw of power. As a U.S. Patent Examiner, you must determine if this device is ible or a hoax. Based on the description in the patent application, it appears that it is a closed, steady-state device. What do you think? Is it possible? Explain your reasoning.
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