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Steam Cycles: Two Stage Turbine and Cycle Efficiency

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Steam is supplied to a two-stage turbine at 40 bar and 350°C. It expands in the first turbine until it is dry saturated, then it is reheated to 350°C and expanded through the second-stage turbine. The condenser pressure is 0.035 bar. Calculate the work output and the heat supplied per kg steam for the plant assuming ideal processes. Calculate also the cycle efficiency.

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The cycle efficiency and work output of a two-stage turbine are calculated. The solution is detailed and well presented.