Tut3 Q5

Thermophysical Properties

:
Used Steam Tables in Cengel & Boles:
Point 1: h
1
781.34
kJ
kg
⋅ :=
Point 3: h
f111.37degC
467.11
kJ
kg
⋅ := h
g111.37degC
2693.6
kJ
kg
⋅ :=
Solution:
(a) x
2
h
1
h
f111.37degC

h
g111.37degC
h
f111.37degC

:= x
2
0.141 = m
g2
x
2
m
1
⋅ := m
g2
141.132
kg
hr
=
(b) m
f2
m
1
m
g2
− := m
f2
858.868
kg
hr
=
(c) T
2
111.37 degC =
Tutorial 3 - Question 5
A flash recovery vessel is supplied by the trap draining an evaporator which works at 10 bar(g) and a
steam consumption of 1000 kg/h. The flash steam from the vessel is fed to a tank heating coil at a
pressure of 0.5 bar(g). What is:
(a) the quantity of fash steam to be expected?
(b) the quantity of residual condensate to be discharged from the flash vessel?
(c) the temperature of the condensatte leeaving the flash vessel.

T [oC]
s [kJ/kg.K]
1
2
Definitions:
MW 1000000 W ⋅ ≡ MPa 1000000 Pa ⋅ ≡ kPa 1000 Pa ⋅ ≡ bar 100 kPa ⋅ ≡ degC K 273.16 K ⋅ − ≡ kJ 1000 J ⋅ ≡
Given:
To simplify the problem, assume that atmospheric pressure is 1 bar
p
1
10 1.0 + ( ) bar ⋅ := p
1
11 bar = T
1
184.09 degC ⋅ := m
1
1000
kg
hr
⋅ :=
p
2
0.5 1.0 + ( ) bar ⋅ := p
2
1.5bar = T
2
111.37 degC ⋅ :=

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