Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 8th Edition

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

Chapter 9 - Checking Understanding: 3

Answer

The reheat combustor heats the gases after exit from first turbine and this heated gas is expanded in second turbine. Thus specific work output of overall system increases. however, the efficiency of cycle is increased when reheat is used in conjunction with regeneration method.

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The reheat combustor heats the gases after exit from first turbine and this heated gas is expanded in second turbine. Thus specific work output of overall system increases. however, the efficiency of cycle is increased when reheat is used in conjunction with regeneration method.
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