November 15, 2013
Write complete mass and energy balances for each
problem. Write an entropy balance for problem 1
only. Define the system carefully for each problem!
Problem 1 [20 po
Procedure for Solving General Thermodynamics
Problems Involving Balances
1. THINK! What can you anticipate with regard to the answer
and/or the nature of the path to the solution.
2. Define the system boundaries clearly. What is inside vs.
Due: Friday, Sep 4 before class
Total points - 100
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