Friday, March 18, 2011

HW 7B-16 - Isentropic Compression of High Quality Steam - 5 pts

Steam is compressed isentropically to a final pressure of 5 MPa. The steam is initially at 25oC and has a quality of 91%. How much work does this process require, in kJ/kg, if the process takes place in... (a) A closed system? (b) An open system ? (c) Explain why the answers to parts (a) and (b) are not the same.

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