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This problem is (6.30) from a book  "Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics An Integrated Approach by M. Scott Shell"

6.30. A fireman is using a high-pressure stream of water from a hose to combat a raging
forest fire. At one end, the hose has an inside diameter of d
connected to a high-pressure water reservoir at P1 300 psi. At the other end is a
nozzle with diameter d2 3 cm that is exposed to atmospheric pressure P2= 1 atm
To a good approximation, flowing water in this process can be modeled as having a
5 cm and is
3
constant temperature and constant mass density p = 1 g/cm = 1,000 kg/m2.
incompressible liquid, the following equation well describes
Moreover, for an
isothermal enthalpy changes:
Δh xυΔΡ
where v is the volume per mole or molecule (depending
(a) How much faster is the velocity of the exiting
on the basis of h)
water at the nozzle than that of
factor (e.g., u2=
the entering stream at the reservoir? Express your answer as a
1.5 u1).
(b) If the hose is well insulated, find the exit velocity of the stream of water, in m/s.
(c) Find the exit volumetric flow rate of water, in gal/s.
(d) Instead, you suspect that the hose is not well insulated because you find that
the actual, measured exit velocity is 90% of what you calculated in part (b).
The inlet velocity, however, remains the same. This suggests that frictional
losses result in a dissipation of heat to the environment as the water maintains
constant temperature. Find the heat lost in kJ per kg of water
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Transcribed Image Text:6.30. A fireman is using a high-pressure stream of water from a hose to combat a raging forest fire. At one end, the hose has an inside diameter of d connected to a high-pressure water reservoir at P1 300 psi. At the other end is a nozzle with diameter d2 3 cm that is exposed to atmospheric pressure P2= 1 atm To a good approximation, flowing water in this process can be modeled as having a 5 cm and is 3 constant temperature and constant mass density p = 1 g/cm = 1,000 kg/m2. incompressible liquid, the following equation well describes Moreover, for an isothermal enthalpy changes: Δh xυΔΡ where v is the volume per mole or molecule (depending (a) How much faster is the velocity of the exiting on the basis of h) water at the nozzle than that of factor (e.g., u2= the entering stream at the reservoir? Express your answer as a 1.5 u1). (b) If the hose is well insulated, find the exit velocity of the stream of water, in m/s. (c) Find the exit volumetric flow rate of water, in gal/s. (d) Instead, you suspect that the hose is not well insulated because you find that the actual, measured exit velocity is 90% of what you calculated in part (b). The inlet velocity, however, remains the same. This suggests that frictional losses result in a dissipation of heat to the environment as the water maintains constant temperature. Find the heat lost in kJ per kg of water
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