ME336 Thermodynamics II
QUIZ 1: October 10 2014
Prof. A. Violi
1. A heat engine receives heat from a source at 1200 K and rejects
the waste heat to a sink at 400 K. If the thermal efficiency of the
engine is 0.40, the second-law efficiency of this heat en
In the Classroom
Introduction of Entropy via the Boltzmann Distribution
in Undergraduate Physical Chemistry: A Molecular Approach
Evguenii I. Kozliak
Department of Chemistry, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202-9024; [email protected]
En
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2005, 39, 3878-3882
Exergy-Based Efficiency and
Renewability Assessment of Biofuel
Production
J. DEWULF,* H. VAN LANGENHOVE, AND
B. VAN DE VELDE
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(ENVOC), Faculty of Bioscience En
ME 336 Homework #4 Solutions
Q1:
A simple Brayton cycle with air as the working fluid operates between the specified temperature and pressure
limits. The effects of non-isentropic compressor and turbine on the back-work ratio is to be compared.
Q2:
A dual
Q1 A 280-MW combined gas-steam power plant is considered. The topping cycle is a gas-turbine cycle and the
bottoming cycle is a nonideal Rankine cycle with an open feedwater heater. The mass flow rate of air to steam, the
required rate of heat input in th
ME 336 HW 2 Solutions
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Q1: When does the Maxwell distribution of speeds peak at lower and higher speeds?
The dis
ME336 F14
HW 1 Solutions
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Q1:
An insulated rigid tank is initially filled with a saturated liquid-vapor mixture
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Fall 2014
Prof. Angela Violi
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1. (80 points)
A gas turbine power plant operates under the Brayton cycle, which is non-ideal due to heat losses
from the compressor and turbine. The cycle uses air as the working fluid, has a pressure ratio of
12:1 and a mass flow rate of 100 kg/s. The c
REVIEW PROBLEMS
IN PREPARATION FOR THE FINAL EXAM SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 12 2014
1. A refrigeration unit operates on the ideal vapor compression refrigeration cycle and uses refrigerant-22
as the working fluid. The operating conditions for this unit are e
ME 336 F14 Exam 2 Review Questions
Answers will be uploaded Wednesday, November 19
Q1:
Air enters a 30-cm diameter cooling section at 1 atm, 35C, and 45% relative humidity at
18m/s. Heat is removed form the air at a rate of 950 kJ/min. Determine:
a) exit