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A nuclear power plant generates 500MW of waste heat that must be carried away by water pumped from a lake. If the water temperature is to rise by 10 degree Celcius, what is the required flow rate in kg/s???

A nuclear power plant generates 500MW of waste heat that must be carried away by water pumped from a lake. If the water temperature is to rise by 10 degree Celcius, what is the required flow rate in kg/s???

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Chetan Mandayam Nayakar
312 Points
11 years ago

let s=specific heat of water in J/kg/K

let required flow rate =r kg/s

r*s*10=500*106

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