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ME 311 Reading Guide #15 1/3 ME/NE 311 Introduction to Thermal and Fluid Sciences Reading Guide #15 Chapter 7 Sections 7.1 – 7.4 Section 7.1: Introduction 1. With the exception of nuclear reactions, conservation of mass and conservation of energy are always applicable. T or F 2. The second law of thermodynamics is able to determine some things not determinable by the first law of thermodynamics, these include (1) the possibility of the process, (2) the limitations on the conversion of heat to work, and (3) the ____________________ of a process. 3. Has the second law of thermodynamics ever been disproved? Y or N 4. What is the property evaluated in the second law of thermodynamics? __________________________ Section 7.2: Thermodynamic Cycles 1. A system in which the working fluid returns to its initial state after passing through several different states, is known as a ______________________________. 2. Is the heat rejected in the condenser available for conversion to work in the turbine? Y or N 3. According to figure 7‐2, the water enters the pump at what state? _____________________________ 4. What four components constitute a vapor power cycle? Turbine, ______________________________,
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