ME404. F16 Homework 6
Due: 10/10/16 Beginning of Class P1 20 pts, P2 35 pts, P3 45 pts.
P1. Calculate the steady-state thrust generated along x by a device with the following variables.
All given velocities and forces are in the +x direction.
ME404. F 16 Homework 2
P1. Some turbine data: Using the HMW2 Brochures (a and b) in Canvass, please give
for two Siemens turbines the following
for STG5-4000F, Package
Gross Power rating, MW
PowR4000F 288 MW
ME404. F 16 Homework 3
Provide a quality plot. P1: 40 pts, P2-P4, 20 pts ea.
P1. One irreversibility in air-breathing machines is located in the inlet pressure drop. For instance, if
there is a filter at the machine inlet, the inlet pre
ME404. F16 Homework 5
Due: 10/03/16 IN CLASS INITIAL PERIOD P1 25pts, P2 35 pts., P3 40 pts.
P1. At 100 MW, and a pressure ratio of 40, the the LMS 100 (a famous aeroderivative by GE)
reaches a heat rate of about 6500 BTU/kW*hr, while exhausting mfr
ME404. F 16 Homework 4
P1: 35 pts, P2 55 pts., P3 10 pts.
P1. Consider an air cycle with irreversibility, pressure drops and cooling air. The total fraction of
cooling air as compared to compressor air is , given as
ME404. F16 Homework1
Due: 9/7/16 (P1 10 pts, others 30 pts ea.)
1. Three basic components make up a gas turbine. Please write them down in the order the
flow encounters them:
Compressor, combustion chamber, turbine
2. The chief characteristic of gas