Q- A room is filled with saturated moist air at 30^{0}C and a total pressure of 100 kPa. If the mass of dry air in the room is 100 kg, what is the mass of water vapor in the room?

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### Heat: Vapor pressure

### Thermodynamics

Q- Air enters the compressor of a gas turbine plant (operating at steady state) at ambient conditions of 1 bar, 25^{0}C with low velocity and exits at 10 bar, 350^{0}C with a velocity of 90 m/s. The compressor is cooled at a rate of 1500 kJ/min and the power input to the device is 250 kW. Determine the ma…

### Thermodynamics: Heat Pump

Q- A heat pump is used to maintain a house at a constant temperature of 23^{0}C. The house is losing heat to the outside air through the walls and the windows at a rate of 60000 kJ/h and the energy generated within the house from lights and appliances amounts to 5000 kJ/h. For COP of 2.5, determine th…

### Thermal properties

Q- At what speed an ice bullet (0^{o}C) is to be fired on a target so that the whole ice in it is vaporized (100^{o}C)? Consider the whole energy of bullet remains in it after hitting the target. (specific heat of water = 4.18 J/g/^{0}C; Latent heat of ice = 334 J/g and latent heat of steam = 2272 J/g)

### Thermodynamics

Q- A well-insulated rigid cylinder is divided into 2 compartments by a **fixed** conducting piston. Initially one side of the piston contains 1 m^{3} of O_{2} at 5 bar, 80^{0}C and the other side contains 1m^{3} of N_{2} at 7 bar, 20^{0}C. Determine the final equilibrium temperature and pressure(s).

### Thermodynamics

Q- A well-insulated rigid cylinder is divided in to 2 compartments by a conducting piston that is free to move freely. Initially one side of the piston contains 1 m^{3} of O_{2} at 5 bar, 80^{0}C and the other side contains 1m^{3} of N_{2} at 7 bar, 20^{0}C. The piston is released and the system is allowed to come …

### Thermodynamics: Refrigerator

Q- A household refrigerator that has a power input of 450W and a COP of 2.5 is to cool 5 large watermelons, 10 kg each, to 10^{o}C. If the melons are initially at 20^{o}C, determine how long it will take for the refrigerator to cool them. The specific heat of melons = 4.2 kJ/(kg.^{o}C)

### Thermodynamics

Q- 15 kg of air in a piston cylinder device is heated inside the cylinder from 25^{0}C to 75^{0}C by passing current through a resistance heater inside the cylinder. The pressure inside the cylinder is kept constant at 2 bar during the process and the heat loss of 50 kJ occurs. Determine the electrical en…

### Heat Radiation

Q- A student is trying to decide what to wear. His bedroom is at 20.0 degrees Celsius. His skin temperature is 35.0 degrees Celsius. The area of his exposed skin is 1.50 m^{2}. People all over the world have skin that is dark in the infrared, with emissivity about 0.900. Find the net energy loss from h…

### Thermal Physics

Q- Work is done on the water by a rotating paddle wheel, which is driven by two blocks falling at a constant speed. The temperature of the stirred water increases due to friction between the water and the paddles. If the energy lost in the bearings and through the walls is neglected, then the loss i…

### Heat and Thermodynamics

Q- A spherical tank contains 1 mole of helium gas at 10 bar and 300 K. The gas is slowly released to the atmosphere in such a way the remaining gas is maintained at constant total energy U. Heating or cooling may be used to keep U constant during the venting. Helium behaves as an ideal gas with a co…

### Conduction Of Heat

Q- A glass windowpane has an area of 3.00 m^{2} and a thickness of 0.600 cm. If the temperature difference between its faces is 25.0 degrees Celsius, what is the rate of energy transfer by conduction through the window? (coefficient of conductivity for glass to be taken as 0.8 W/(m.K)

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