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# 8/28/2017 Engineering thermodynamics - - Unit 6 - Week 5: First Law of Thermodynamics for Non-flow Processes

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## Unit 6 - Week 5: First

Law of Thermodynamics for Non-flow Processes

Course
outline Assignment 5
Due date for this assignment: 2017-08-30, 23:59 IST.
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1) Which is true for reversible polytropic process 1 point
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## Temperature remains constant

Week 1: SI Unit,
Definitions & Entropy remains constant
Concepts: Internal energy remains constant
Heat transfer does not remain constant
Week 2 - SI
Unit, Definitions 2) If
the value of n is high in the polytropic process, then the compressor work1 point
& Concepts
for given inlet and exit pressure will be
Week 3 - Less
Properties of
Pure more
Substances zero
infinite
Week 4:
Properties of 3) The value of n = 1 in the polytropic process indicates it to be 0.5 points
Pure
Substances Reversible process
Isothermal process
Week 5: First
Law of Adiabatic process
Thermodynamics Irreversible process
for Non-flow
Processes 4) Which of the following property remains constant during throttling process 1 point
Lecture 13: Internal energy
First Law of
Thermodynamics
pressure
for Cyclic entropy
Process enthalpy
Lecture 14:
5) The specific heat of air increases with increase in 1 point
First Law of
Thermodynamics
for Non-cyclic
temperature
Process 1 pressure
both pressure and temperature
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## Lecture 15: none of the above

First Law of
Thermodynamics 6) The more effective way of increasing efficiency of Carnot engine is to 1 point
for Non-cyclic
Process 2 Increase higher temperature
Quiz : Decrease higher temperature
Assignment 5 Increase lower temperature
Decrease lower temperature
Week 6: First
Law of 7) When gas flows through a very long pipe of uniform cross section, the flow 1 point
Thermodynamics
for Flow is approximately
Processes
Isentropic
Isobaric
Isothermal
8) The first law of thermodynamics was developed by 0.5 points

Charles
Carnot
Joule
Kelvin
9) A system executes a cyclic process during which there are four heat 1 point
transfers of 900, 80, -800, and 150 J and four work interactions of 200, 150, 300 and
W4 J. Find the magnitude and direction of the fourth work interaction W4.

140 J
-175 J
-203 J
-320 J

## 10)Questions 10 and 11 have common data 1 point

A system undergoes a change of state from 1 to 2 along path A, during which heat
transferred from the system is 50 kJ and work done on it is 65 kJ. Find the change in
energy of the system
15 kJ
20 kJ
24 kJ
25 kJ

11)If
the above system were to return from state 2 to state 1through an 1 point
adiabatic process B, find the magnitude and direction of work during B.
10 kJ
12 kJ
15 kJ
20 kJ

## 12)Questions 12, 13, 14, and 15 have common data 1 point

An insulated rigid tank initially contains 0.7 kg of helium at 27C and 350 kPa. A
paddle wheel with power rating 0.015 kW is operated with in the tank for 30 min.

## calculate the specific heat at constant

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## calculate the specific heat at constant volume (kJ/kg K)

Assume that the molecular mass of the Helium is 4 kg / mol.

2.15
3.10
4.52
5.5

27 kJ
35 kJ
42 kJ
48 kJ

## 14)What could be the final temperature (K) of helium gas? 2 points

312.4
320.5
340.3
353.5

15)What could be the final pressure (kPa) of the helium gas? 1 point

320.5
364.5
370.5
382.5

16)A mass of 2.4 kg of air at 150 kPa and 12C is contained in gas tight 2 points
piston- cylinder device. The air is now compressed to a final pressure of 600 kPa.
During the process, heat is transferred from the air such that temperature inside the
cylinder remains constant. Calculate the work transfer (kJ) during this process
- 272.14
- 295.25
- 301.5
325.3

17)One liter of air at 273 K is adiabatically compressed to one half of its 2 points
initial volume. Find the change in temperature of the gas, if the ratio of two specific
heats for air is 1.4
70.23 K
78.65 K
87.23 K
95.23 K

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