Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 8th Edition

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

Chapter 8 - Exercises: Things Engineers Think About: 7

Answer

The types of power plants are: Heat (thermal) energy generated from: fossil fuels; coal. petroleum. natural gas. solar thermal energy. geothermal energy. nuclear energy. Potential energy from falling water in a hydroelectric facility. Wind energy. Solar electric from solar (photovoltaic) cells. Chemical energy from: fuel cells. batteries.

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The types of power plants are: Heat (thermal) energy generated from: fossil fuels; coal. petroleum. natural gas. solar thermal energy. geothermal energy. nuclear energy. Potential energy from falling water in a hydroelectric facility. Wind energy. Solar electric from solar (photovoltaic) cells. Chemical energy from: fuel cells. batteries.
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