A nuclear power plant has a reactor that produces heat at the rate of 990 MW. Th

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Apr 21st, 2015

Conservation of energy requires that heat delivered to the heat engine per unit time equals work done plus heat rejected per unit time:
Qh = P + QC

QC = Qh - P = 990MW - 220MW = 770MW

b)
η = P/Qh
= 220MW / 990MW
= 0.222
= 22.2%

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