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    Saturated R-134a in a chamber P-V Diagram

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    Saturated R-134a in a chamber undergoes a constant temperature process starting at 52 F and a quality of x-0.15, and ending at a pressure of 44 Ibf/in^2.
    A) What is the change in specific volume? (20 pts)
    B) Sketch this process on a p-v diagram. (5 pts)

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    Given:
    T1 = 52F = 11.1C = 284.3 K
    x = 0.15
    p2 = 44 psi = 3.034 bar

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    Solution Summary

    The solution examines saturated R-134a chambers. The specific volume is calculated as well as sketched on a pressure-volume diagram.

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