Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 8th Edition

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1118412931
ISBN 13: 978-1-11841-293-0

Chapter 8 - Checking Understanding: 16

Answer

Trap valve

Work Step by Step

The condensate is allowed to expand through a trap into a feed water heater operating at a lower pressure or into the condenser. A trap is a type of valve that permits only liquid to pass through to a region of lower pressure.
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