Question

An inventor claims that at steady state the device shown in the figure below develops power from entering and exiting streams of water at a rate of 1638 kW. The accompanying table provides data for inlet 1 and 2 and exit 4. The pressure at exit 3 is 3 bar. Stray heat transfer and kinetic and potential energy effects are negligible. Evaluate the inventor's claim.(Hint: Write the first law first to find the unknown quantities)

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