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- A steam turbine at steady state is operated at part load by throttling the steam to a lower pressure before it enters the turbine. Before throttling, the pressure and temperature are, respectively, 1.5 MPa and 320°C. After throttling, the pressure is 1 MPa. At the turbine exit, the steam is at .08 bar and a quality of 90%. Heat transfer with the surroundings and all kinetic and potential energy effects can be ignored. Determine. (a) the temperature at the turbine inlet, in °C, and (b) the power developed by the turbine, in kJ/kg of steam flowing.

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