(Group Assignment) Due 10-29-2010 in class at the beginning of lecture. 2010
Separate streams of steam and air flow through the turbine and heat exchanger arrangement shown Separate in Figure 1. Steady-state operating data are provide
Homework 2 (GROUP Assignment)
The The names of all group members who participated in the assignment must be written on the FRONT page of the homework assignment to receive credit.
Due 9-22-2010 in class at the beginning of lecture.
A pump runnin
Homework 3 (INDIVIDUAL Assignment) INDIVIDUAL
Due 10-01-2010 in class at the beginning of lecture.
The velocity components for a turbo machine are provided in Figure 1. The geometry for the turbo machine is as follows: Outer radius, r1 = 300 mm
Assessment 5 Solutions
1. Electrochemical devices are a. Devices that convert heat energy directly into electricity. b. Devices that indirectly convert solar energy into electricity into electricity. c. Devices that directly convert chemical energy into e
Assessment 4 Solutions
1. In an Open Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) system a vacuum pump is used to maintain the low pressure of the evaporator. (TRUE) 2. In an Open (OTEC) system, warm water from the sea surface is evaporated. In this process, bo
Assessment 3 Solutions
1. Dams that divert water cause sediment to drop out and collect in reservoir bottoms. (TRUE) 2. Sedimentation from dam and hydroelectric facilities results in less concentration of pollutants, and thus reduce the overall contaminat
Assessment 2 Solutions
1. A turbomachine is a device in which energy is transferred either to or from a continuous flowing fluid by the action of one or more moving blade rows. (TRUE) 2. In a compressor, energy is extracted from the fluid as the fluid tra
Assessment 1 Solutions
Energy can come in many different forms. Some examples include: heat, light, motion and electrical. (TRUE) Compressed energy storage is an example of chemical energy storage. (FALSE: Compressed energy Compressed storage (CAES)
(Individual Assignment) Individual Due 11-10-2010 in class at the beginning of lecture. 2010
Label the following reactions as oxidation or reduction reactions: a) b) c) d) e) f) g) O2+ Solution: Electrons are liberated, so this is an
Homework 4 - Solutions
A wind turbine with a rotor diameter of 65 m possesses a power coefficient of 0.30 in an 6.5 m/s wind. Assume an air density equal to 1.2 kg/m3. The turbine is to be used in a wind farm 1.2 that is to serve a community of
Homework 1 (GROUP Assignment) Homework
The names of all group members who participated in the assignment must be written on the FRONT page of the homework assignment to receive credit.
Due 9-10-2010 in class at the beginning of lecture.
1. Assume that fro