### Calculate the isentropic thermal efficiency

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Steam enters a turbine in a Rankine cycle power plant at 200 psia and 500 degrees F.

a) Calculate the isentropic thermal efficiency if the condenser pressure is 14.7 psia.

b) How much will the isentropic thermal efficiency change if the condenser pressure is 1.0 psia.

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