ME 18b, Midterm Exam Due by 5 pm, Tuesday May 5, 2009
ME 18b Midterm Exam Spring 2009 1. Consider a simple ideal Rankine cycle with fixed turbine inlet conditions. What is the effect of lowering the condenser pressure on the following processes? Circle yo
ME 18b, HW 7 Due Tuesday June 2, 2009 (accepted until 4 pm) Note: This homework is due on a Tuesday not a Thursday TAs for HW #7: Dan Alvarez, Sunday 8-10 pm, SFL 229; Mary Dorman, Monday 7-9 pm, SFL 331 Number of classes attended: _ Hours spent on homewo
ME 18b, HW 6 Due Thursday May 21, 2009 (accepted until 4 pm) Note: This homework is due on a Thursday not a Tuesday TAs for HW #6: Xiaobai and Julianne Number of classes attended: _ Hours spent on homework: _ 1. Ideal Gas Mixtures A mixture of 60% nitroge
ME 18b, HW 5 Due Thursday May 14, 2009 (accepted until 4 pm) Note: This homework is due on a Thursday not a Tuesday TAs for HW #5: Dan Alvarez, Sunday 8-10 pm, SFL 229; Mary Dorman, Monday 7-9 pm, SFL 331 Number of classes attended: _ Hours spent on homew
ME 18b, HW 4 Due Tuesday April 28, 2008 (accepted until 4 pm) TAs for HW #4: Xaiobai Li, Friday and Monday 3-4 pm, Tom 212E; Julianne Gould, Sunday 4-6 pm, SFL 218 1. Research the Brayton Cycle: Obviously the Brayton cycle is named after the person who in
ME 18b, HW 3 Due Tuesday April 21, 2008 (accepted until 4 pm) TAs for HW #3: Dan Alvarez, Monday 8-10 pm, SFL 229; Mary Dorman, Monday 7-9 pm SFL 331 1. Cal Tech Power Plant Rankine Cycle analysis: The Cal Tech Power Plant uses two thermodynamic cycles to
ME 18b, HW 2 Due April 14, 2008 (accepted until 4 pm) STUDENTS NOTE: We will be taking a tour of Caltechs cogeneration plant on Wilson Avenue on Tuesday April 7 from 1:15-2:15 pm. You will receive homework credit for attending this tour. Please plan accor
ME 18b, HW 1 Due Tuesday April 7, 2008 (by 4 pm) Suggested Solutions 1.1 Thermal efficiency for an Ideal Rankine cycle. (11.14) Suppose you wish to design a solar powered Rankine cycle plant using water as a working fluid. If the solar collector exit has