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Unformatted text preview: the free surface, and it can be converted to work entirely. Therefore, the power potential of water is its potential energy, which is gz per unit mass, and gz m for a given mass flow rate. kJ/kg 177 . 1 /s m 1000 kJ/kg 1 m) 120 )( m/s (9.81 2 2 2 mech gz pe e Then the power generation potential becomes kW 1766 kJ/s 1 kW 1 kJ/kg) 77 kg/s)(1.1 1500 ( mech mech max e m E W Therefore, the reservoir has the potential to generate 1766 kW of power. 120 m Turbine Generato...
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This note was uploaded on 01/03/2011 for the course MEEN 315 taught by Professor Ramussen during the Fall '07 term at Texas A&M.
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