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# Air enters the compressor of an ideal cold air-standard Brayton cycle at 100 kPa, 300 K,...

Air enters the compressor of an ideal cold air-standard Brayton cycle at 100 kPa, 300 K, with a mass flow rate of 6 kg/s. The compressor pressure ratio is 10, and the turbine inlet temperature is 1400 K.

For k = 1.4 and Cp = 1.005 kJ/kg, calculate:

(a) the percent thermal efficiency of the cycle.

(b) the back work ratio.

(c) the net power developed, in kW

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