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A gas turbine takes in air at 300 K and discharges it to the combustion chamber at 620 K. See attached file for full problem description with diagram.

Determine:

a/ the theoretical compressor power input
b/ the theoretical turbine power output
c/ the thermal efficiency of the turbine
d/ the work ratio of the turbine

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There is an error in the problem. The Cp value of 1.13 kJ/kg.K is for the combustion process, not the compression.

Draw a simplified diagram:

a. The theoretical compressor power input is equal to the power that the ...

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