ME 330 PS8 Fall 2010 - ME 330 17905 The University of Texas...

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ME 330 17905 The University of Texas at Austin Mechanical Engineering Department Fall ’10 Dr. Hidrovo 1 ME 330 Fluid Mechanics Problem Set 8 Due Thur. 11/4/10 Solve the following problems from the text book (Munson, Young, Okiishi & Huebsch) in addition to the problems stated in this PS handout. Note that numerical answers to even numbered problems are given in the back of the book. For odd numbered problems, numerical answers may be given in parentheses. Neatly show your development in detail, you will be graded on correct development of the solution, so we must be able to follow your work. No credit will be given for solutions we cannot follow. Pages 450-460, problems 8.78 8.99 (0.0494 ft 3 /s) 8.112 Problem 1 Pumped water energy storage involves pumping water to a high storage reservoir (water tank at height z ) when energy is cheap (off-peak hours, weekends), readily available from renewable sources (solar, wind), or available from excess base-load capacity (coal, nuclear). The energy is recovered using a hydroelectric generator (turbine-generator set) when energy is expensive (peak hours) or deficient (brown/black outs). A dual purpose
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course ME 205 taught by Professor Koen during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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ME 330 PS8 Fall 2010 - ME 330 17905 The University of Texas...

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