What is the claimed efficiency of the engine

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An inventor claims to have made an engine that operates from a plutonium energy source at 1060°R and a heat sink at 558°R. He also claims that the engine produces 4.80 hp while rejecting 16000 Btu/hr of heat.

a) What is the claimed efficiency of the engine?

b) What is the claimed 2nd Law efficiency?

c) Is this engine possible?

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