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A power station with an efficiency of 0.4 generates 108 W

Conceptual Physics | 12th Edition | ISBN: 9780321909107 | Authors: Paul G. Hewitt ISBN: 9780321909107 29

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Problem 7P

A power station with an efficiency of 0.4 generates 108 W of electric power and dissipates 1.5 × 108 J of heat energy each second to the cooling water that flows through it, which increases its temperature by 3 Celsius degrees. Knowing that the specific heat of water in SI units is 4184 J/kg·°C, show that 12,000 kg of warmed water flows through the plant each second.

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The Water Cycle • What is the original source of all rivers and streams o Precipitation o Water produced by magma o Fluids released by weathering o All of the above • What percentage of water is fresh o 35% o 8.5% o 2.7% o <1% • The majority of water is stored in oceans, but only a small percentage is consumable by humans o A large percentage of fresh water is also trapped in glaciers, making even less than 2.7% accessible to humans • Water is always cycling and is the principle source of all erosion and sedimentation • The Paths of Water: the water cycle is driven by solar power o Evaporation: driven by heat from the sun o Precipitation: driven by gravity o Ice

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Textbook: Conceptual Physics
Edition: 12
Author: Paul G. Hewitt
ISBN: 9780321909107

Conceptual Physics was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780321909107. Since the solution to 7P from 18 chapter was answered, more than 394 students have viewed the full step-by-step answer. The answer to “A power station with an efficiency of 0.4 generates 108 W of electric power and dissipates 1.5 × 108 J of heat energy each second to the cooling water that flows through it, which increases its temperature by 3 Celsius degrees. Knowing that the specific heat of water in SI units is 4184 J/kg·°C, show that 12,000 kg of warmed water flows through the plant each second.” is broken down into a number of easy to follow steps, and 67 words. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Conceptual Physics, edition: 12. This full solution covers the following key subjects: Water, heat, power, flows, its. This expansive textbook survival guide covers 45 chapters, and 4650 solutions. The full step-by-step solution to problem: 7P from chapter: 18 was answered by , our top Physics solution expert on 04/03/17, 08:01AM.

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