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    Power required to drive the compressor

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    Air enters a steady-flow compressor with a specific enthalpy of 293.4 kJ/kg and a velocity of 60m/s, and leaves with a specific enthalpy of 343 kJ/kg and a velocity of 120m/s. The mass flow rate of the air is 1kg/s, and the heat transfer rate from the air to the surroundings is 19kJ/s. Calculate the power required to drive the compressor. Assume the change of potential energy is negligible.

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    Problem: Air enters a steady-flow compressor with a specific enthalpy of 293.4 kJ/kg and a velocity of 60m/s, and leaves with a specific enthalpy of 343 kJ/kg and a velocity of 120m/s. The mass flow rate of the air is 1kg/s, and the heat transfer rate from the air to the surroundings is 19kJ/s. Calculate the power required to drive the compressor. Assume the change of potential energy ...

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    The following posting helps with a thermodynamics problem. This solution helps calculate the power required to drive a compressor. Step by step calculations are given.

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