Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 8th Edition

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

Chapter 8 - Checking Understanding: 49

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True

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Power plants with multiple feedwater heaters ordinarily have at least one open feedwater heater operating at a pressure greater than atmospheric pressure so that oxygen and other dissolved gases can be vented from the cycle. This procedure, known as deaeration, is needed to maintain the purity of the working fluid in order to minimize corrosion.
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