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University Of Pennsylvania Operations And Supply Chain Management Assignment Help - General Electric


Question - The 7FA gas turbine manufactured by General Electric is reported to have an efficiency of 35.9
percent in the simple-cycle mode and to produce 159 MW of net power. The pressure ratio is 14.7
and the turbine inlet temperature is 1288°C. The mass flow rate through the turbine is 1,536,000 kg/h,
taking the ambient conditions to be 20°C and 100 kPa, determine the isentropic efficiency of the
turbine and the compressor. Also, determine the thermal efficiency of this gas turbine if a regenerator
with an effectiveness of 80 percent is added.

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