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Unformatted text preview: W 7 . 745 hp 1 ) W 20 ( W 3. The work needed to accelerate a body is simply the change in the kinetic energy of the body, kJ s m kg kJ s m kg V V m W a 9 . 246 ) / 1000 / 1 ]( ) 3600 80000 )[( 1000 ( 2 1 ) ( 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 4. 5. The mechanical energy is the form of energy that can be converted to mechanical work completely and directly by a mechanical device such as a propeller . It differs from thermal energy in that thermal energy cannot be converted to work directly and completely. The forms of mechanical energy of a fluid stream are kinetic, potential, and flow energies....
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2010 for the course MEEN 315 taught by Professor Ramussen during the Summer '07 term at Texas A&M.
- Summer '07