# A right circular cylinder tank, having a volume of 44 m 3 , contains a saturated mixture of water…

A right circular cylinder tank, having a volume of 44 m3,

contains a saturated mixture of water and steam at 15 MPa. The tank has a

height of 10 m and a wall thickness of 14 cm. The ambient is quiescent air at

35 C and 1 atm. The initial steam quality is 99%. The tank is fully insulated

with negligible heat loss. We now, remove the insulation and let heat loss to

ambient take place from the top and the cylindrical surface. Estimate the value

of the following variables after one hour a) steam pressure, b) steam

temperature, c) wall temperature facing the steam, d) wall temperature facing

the

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A right circular cylinder tank, having a volume of 44 m3,

contains a saturated mixture of water and steam at 15 MPa. The tank has a

height of 10 m and a wall thickness of 14 cm. The ambient is quiescent air at

35 C and 1 atm. The initial steam quality is 99%. The tank is fully insulated

with negligible heat loss. We now, remove the insulation and let heat loss to

ambient take place from the top and the cylindrical surface. Estimate the value

of the following variables after one hour a) steam pressure, b) steam

temperature, c) wall temperature facing the steam, d) wall temperature facing

the ambient air, e) water level in the tank.

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