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DEPARTMENT OFCIVIL ANDENVIRONMENTALENGINEERINGUNIVERSITY OFCALIFORNIA,BERKELEYCE11ENGINEEREDSYSTEMS ANDSUSTAINABILITY,SPRING2020HOMEWORK5DUEFRIDAY,MARCH20,2020(TOTAL:100POINTS)Fuel selection for electricity generation and air pollution (20 points)1.Uncontrolled emission factors and heating value data for bituminous coal, residual fuel oil andnatural gas burned in utility boilers are given in Table 1. Consider a thermal electric power plantthat generates an average of 400 MW of electricity with an overall efficiency of 38%. Determinefor each fuel the annual uncontrolled mass of each of the pollutants (in units of metric tons peryear) that would be emitted from such a power plant. Please interpret your results. Is our analysiscomplete? What else needs to be taken into consideration to assess which fuel is the cleanest? (20points)33
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