Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 8th Edition

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

Chapter 9 - Checking Understanding: 22

Answer

Higher the temperature difference during heat transfer causes higher irreversibility. In gas turbine, temperature inside the combustion chamber is very high compare to surrounding temperature hence combustion is most significant source of energy destruction due to irreversibility.

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Higher the temperature difference during heat transfer causes higher irreversibility. In gas turbine, temperature inside the combustion chamber is very high compare to surrounding temperature hence combustion is most significant source of energy destruction due to irreversibility.
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