Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 8th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1118412931
ISBN 13: 978-1-11841-293-0

Chapter 7 - Problems: Developing Engineering Skills: 7.3

Answer

Blowing surrounding air rotates the blades of the wind turbine i.e. kinetic energy of air is converted into mechanical work. Hence exergy is transferred in form of work between the blades of a wind turbine and the surrounding air.

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Blowing surrounding air rotates the blades of the wind turbine i.e. kinetic energy of air is converted into mechanical work. Hence exergy is transferred in form of work between the blades of a wind turbine and the surrounding air.
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