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# SME 1413 Tutorial 5 Energy Analysis of Control Volumes 1. Air enters a nozzle steadily at 2.

.21 kg/m3 and 40 m/s and leave at 0.762 kg/m3 and 180 m/s. If the inlet area of the nozzle is 90 cm2, determine (a) the mass flow rate through the nozzle, and (b) the exit area of the nozzle. Answers: 0.796 kg/s, (b) 58 cm2 2. A 1-m3 rigid tank initially contains air whose density is 1.18 kg/m3. The tank is connected to a highpressure supply line through a valve. The valve is opened, and air is allowed to enter the tank until the density in the tank rises to 7.20 kg/m3. Determine the mass of air that has entered the tank. Answer: 6.02 kg 3. Air enters a 28-cm diameter pipe steadily at 200 kPa and 20C with a velocity of 5 m/s. Air is heated as it flows, and leaves the pipe at 180 kPa and 40C. Determine (a) the volume flow rate of air at the inlet, (b) the mass flow rate of air, and (c) the velocity and volume flow rate at the exit.

4. Refrigerant-134a enters a 28-cm diameter pipesteadily at 200 kPa and 20C with a velocity of 5 m/s. The refrigerant gains heat as it flows and leaves the pipe at 180 kPa and 40C. Determine (a) the volume flow rate of the refrigerant at the inlet, (b) the mass flow rate of the refrigerant, and (c) the velocity and volume flow rate at the exit. 5. What are the different mechanisms for transferring energy to or from a control volume? 6. Refrigerant-134a enters the compressor of a refrigeration system as saturated vapor at 0.14 MPa, and leaves as superheated vapor at 0.8 MPa and 60C at a rate of 0.06 kg/s. Determine the rates of energy transfers by mass into and out of the compressor. Assume the kinetic and potential energies to be negligible. 7. A diffuser is an adiabatic device that decreases the kinetic energy of the fluid by slowing it down. What happens to this lost kinetic energy? 8. The kinetic energy of a fluid increases as it is accelerated in an adiabatic nozzle. Where does this energy come from? 9. Air enters an adiabatic nozzle steadily at 300 kPa, 200C, and 30 m/s and leaves at 100 kPa and 180 m/s. The inlet area of the nozzle is 80 cm2. Determine (a) the mass flow rate through the nozzle, (b) the exit temperature of the air, and (c) the exit area of the nozzle. Answers: (a) 0.5304 kg/s, (b) 184.6C, (c) 38.7 cm2

2 10. Steam at 5 MPa and 400C enters a nozzle steadily with a velocity of 80 m/s, and it leaves at 2 MPa and 300C. The inlet area of the nozzle is 50 cm2, and heat is being lost at a rate of 120 kJ/s. Determine (a) the mass flow rate of the steam, (b) the exit velocity of the steam, and (c) the exit area of the nozzle. 11. Air at 80 kPa and 127C enters an adiabatic diffuser steadily at a rate of 6000 kg/h and leaves at 100 kPa. The velocity of the airstream is decreased from 230 to 30 m/s as it passes through the diffuser. Find (a) the exit temperature of the air and (b) the exit area of the diffuser. 12. Nitrogen gas at 60 kPa and 7C enters an adiabatic diffuser steadily with a velocity of 200 m/s and leaves at 85 kPa and 22C. Determine (a) the exit velocity of the nitrogen and (b) the ratio of the inlet to exit area A1/A2. 13. Consider an air compressor operating steadily. How would you compare the volume flow rates of the air at the compressor inlet and exit? 14. Steam flows steadily through an adiabatic turbine. The inlet conditions of the steam are 10 MPa, 450C, and 80 m/s, and the exit conditions are 10 kPa, 92 percent quality, and 50 m/s. The mass flow rate of the steam is 12 kg/s. Determine (a) the change in kinetic energy, (b) the power output, and (c) the turbine inlet area. Answers: (a) -1.95 kJ/kg, (b) 10.2 MW, (c) 0.00447 m2

15. Argon gas enters an adiabatic turbine steadily at 900 kPa and 450C with a velocity of 80 m/s and leaves at 150 kPa with a velocity of 150 m/s. The inlet area of the turbine is 60 cm2. If the power output of the turbine is 250 kW, determine the exit temperature of the argon. 16. Air enters the compressor of a gas-turbine plant at ambient conditions of 100 kPa and 25C with a low velocity and exits at 1 MPa and 347C with a velocity of 90 m/s. The compressor is cooled at a rate of 1500 kJ/min, and the power input to the compressor is 250 kW. Determine the mass flow rate of air through the compressor. 17. Carbon dioxide enters an adiabatic compressor at 100 kPa and 300 K at a rate of 0.5 kg/s and leaves at 600 kPa and 450 K. Neglecting kinetic energy changes, determine (a) the volume flow rate of the carbon dioxide at the compressor inlet and (b) the power input to the compressor. Answers: (a) 0.28 m3/s, (b) 68.8 kW 18. Refrigerant-134a is throttled from the saturated liquid state at 700 kPa to a pressure of 160 kPa. Determine the temperature drop during this process and the final specific volume of the refrigerant. Answers: 42.3C, 0.0344 m3/kg 19. A well-insulated valve is used to throttle steam from 8 MPa and 500C to 6 MPa. Determine the final temperature of the steam. Answer: 490.1C 20. A hot-water stream at 80C enters a mixing chamber with a mass flow rate of 0.5 kg/s where it is mixed with a stream of cold water at 20C. If it is desired that the mixture leave the chamber at 42C, determine the mass flow rate of the cold-water stream. Assume all the streams are at a pressure of 250 kPa. Answer: 0.865 kg/s

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3 21. Refrigerant-134a at 1 MPa and 90C is to be cooled to 1 MPa and 30C in a condenser by air. The air enters at 100 kPa and 27C with a volume flow rate of 600 m3/min and leaves at 95 kPa and 60C. Determine the mass flow rate of the refrigerant. Answer: 100 kg/min

22. Steam enters the condenser of a steam power plant at 20 kPa and a quality of 95 percent with a mass flow rate of 20,000 kg/h. It is to be cooled by water from a nearby river by circulating the water through the tubes within the condenser. To prevent thermal pollution, the river water is not allowed to experience a temperature rise above 10C. If the steam is to leave the condenser as saturated liquid at 20 kPa, determine the mass flow rate of the cooling water required. Answer: 297.7 kg/s 23. A heat exchanger is to heat water (cp = 4.18 kJ/kg C) from 25 to 60C at a rate of 0.2 kg/s. The heating is to be accomplished by geothermal water (cp = 4.31 kJ/kg C) available at 140C at a mass flow rate of 0.3 kg/s. Determine the rate of heat transfer in the heat exchanger and the exit temperature of geothermal water. 24. A heat exchanger is to cool ethylene glycol (cp = 2.56 kJ/kg C) flowing at a rate of 2 kg/s from 80C to 40C by water (cp = 4.18 kJ/kg C) that enters at 20C and leaves at 55C. Determine (a) the rate of heat transfer and (b) the mass flow rate of water. 25. A thin-walled double-pipe counter-flow heat exchanger is used to cool oil (cp = 2.20 kJ/kg C) from 150 to 40C at a rate of 2 kg/s by water (cp = 4.18 kJ/kg C) that enters at 22C at a rate of 1.5 kg/s. Determine the rate of heat transfer in the heat exchanger and the exit temperature of water.

26. Steam enters a long, horizontal pipe with an inlet diameter of D1 = 12 cm at 1 MPa and 300C with a velocity of 2 m/s. Farther downstream, the conditions are 800 kPa and 250C, and the diameter is D2 = 10 cm. Determine (a) the mass flow rate of the steam and (b) the rate of heat transfer. Answers: (a) 0.0877 kg/s, (b) 8.87 kJ/s

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4 27. An insulated, vertical pistoncylinder device initially contains 10 kg of water, 6 kg of which is in the vapor phase. The mass of the piston is such that it maintains a constant pressure of 200 kPa inside the cylinder. Now steam at 0.5 MPa and 350C is allowed to enter the cylinder from a supply line until all the liquid in the cylinder has vaporized. Determine (a) the final temperature in the cylinder and (b) the mass of the steam that has entered. Answers: (a) 120.2C, (b) 19.07 kg

28. A 0.12-m3 rigid tank contains saturated refrigerant-134a at 800 kPa. Initially, 25 percent of the volume is occupied by liquid and the rest by vapor. A valve at the bottom of the tank is now opened, and liquid is withdrawn from the tank. Heat is transferred to the refrigerant such that the pressure inside the tank remains constant. The valve is closed when no liquid is left in the tank and vapor starts to come out. Determine the total heat transfer for this process. Answer: 201.2 kJ 29. Air enters a pipe at 50C and 200 kPa and leaves at 40C and 150 kPa. It is estimated that heat is lost from the pipe in the amount of 3.3 kJ per kg of air flowing in the pipe. The diameter ratio for the pipe is D1/D2 = 1.8. Using constant specific heats for air, determine the inlet and exit velocities of the air. Answers: 28.6 m/s, 120 m/s 30. Two streams of the same ideal gas having different mass flow rates and temperatures are mixed in a steady-flow, adiabatic mixing device. Assuming constant specific heats, find the simplest expression for the mixture temperature written in the form

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