Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 8th Edition

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

Chapter 8 - Checking Understanding - Page 489: 34



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By inspection, the average temperature of heat addition is seen to be greater for the higher-pressure cycle than for lower-pressure cycle. It follows that increasing the boiler pressure of the ideal Rankine cycle tends to increase the thermal efficiency.
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