Problem: Water, initially saturated vapor at 4 bar, fills a closed, rigid container. The water is heated until its temperature is 400 degrees celsius. For the water, determine the heat transfer, in kJ/Kg. Kinetic energy and potential energy effects can be ignored.

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Recall that heat can be calculated using the following equation:

Q = mCT


where

m = mass

C = heat capacity

ΔT = change in temperature = T– Ti


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Water, initially saturated vapor at 4 bar, fills a closed, rigid container. The water is heated until its temperature is 400 degrees celsius. For the water, determine the heat transfer, in kJ/Kg. Kinetic energy and potential energy effects can be ignored.

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