Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 8th Edition

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

Chapter 8 - Checking Understanding: 24

Answer

minimize corrosion

Work Step by Step

A feed water heater is being operated at the pressure higher than the atmospheric pressure so that oxygen and other dissolved gases can be vented from the cycle. This procedure is known as deaeration. Deaeration is needed to maintain the purity of the working fluid in order to minimize corrosion.
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