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1. A turbine is used to generate electricity, using flowing steam to drive the turbine blades. The inlet steam flows through a 10.0 cm diameter pipe to the turbine at a rate of 2.50 kg/s at 600°C and 10.0 bar. The exit stream discharges through a 25.0 cm diameter pipe at 400°C and 1.00 bar. Assume the turbine operates adiabatically. a. List assumptions and simplify the mass and energy balances; b. Calculate the average velocities of the inlet and outlet streams and the resulting change in kinetic energy c. Calculate the shaft work obtained from the turbine. Hint: Use the steam tables to obtain the necessary thermodynamic properties;
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