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    At steady state, a new power cycle is claimed by its inventor to develop 6 horsepower for a heat addition rate of 400 Btu/min. If the cycle operates between reservoirs at 2400 and 1000 deg R, is the claim feasible?

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    Effciency of power cycle = 1 - T2/T1 = 1 - 1000/2400 = 0.5833
    1 Btu/min = ...

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