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Figure P8.13 provides steady-state operating data for a

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Problem 8.13

Figure P8.13 provides steady-state operating data for a solar power plant that operates on a Rankine cycle with Refrigerant 134a as its working fluid. The turbine and pump operate adiabatically. The rate of energy input to the collectors from solar radiation is 0.3 kW per m2 of collector surface area, with 60% of the solar input to the collectors absorbed by the refrigerant as it passes through the collectors. Determine the solar collector surface area, in m2 per kW of power developed by the plant. Discuss possible operational improvements that could reduce the required collector surface area.

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Textbook: Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics
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Author: Michael J. Moran
ISBN: 9781118412930

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