why is heating a saucpan over a gas pan inefficient?
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- Thread Starter
- 18-02-2018 13:53
- 18-02-2018 15:30
Efficiency % = Useful energy/Total Energy *100
Most of the heat from burning the fuel is lost to the external environment, so only a small ratio of the total energy is supplied to heating the saucepan, so efficiency % will be quite low.