An insulated 150-ft3 rigid tank contains air at 75 psia and 140F. A valve connected to the

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An insulated 150-ft3 rigid tank contains air at 75 psia and 140°F. A valve connected to the tank is opened, and air is allowed to escape until the pressure inside drops to 30 psia. The air temperature during this process is maintained constant by an electric resistance heater placed in the tank. Determine (a) the electrical work done during this process and (b) the energy destruction. Assume the surroundings to be at 70°F.
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Thermodynamics An Engineering Approach

ISBN: 978-0073398174

8th edition

Authors: Yunus A. Cengel, Michael A. Boles

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