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The pressure in the boiler of a steam power plant operating on the ideal Rankine cycle is 1250 psia. The condenser pressue is 2 psia. The mass flow rate of steam through the system is 75 lbm/s and the quality of the steam at the turbine exit is 0.9. Show the cycle on a T-s diagram, and determine (a) the turbine inlet temperature, (b) the rate of heat input in the boiler, and (c) the thermal efficiency of the cycle.

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