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FLUID MECHANICS - CASE STUDY SOLUTION


Problem Description


Selected Control Volume

 

For steady flow and adiabatic conditions, the energy equation for the selected control volume can be written as:

     

By further assuming there is no change in the internal energy, and according to the conservation of mass:

     

The shaft work is given by:

     

Note that 1 horse power (hp) is equivalent to 550 ft-lb/s.

     
   
 
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