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How long a spiral copper tube would need to be in a monotube boiler in order to achieve 0.02 kg of steam per second?

So, I'm trying to calculate how much fuel/energy I would need to input in a homemade monotube steam turbine engine in order to achieve 15hp (11kw), the idea is that the engine will run at this ...
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What properties are most important for a fluid in the generation of steam power?

I was curious if water is the most efficient fluid for use in generating steam power. I thought it might be, since it has the highest latent heat of evaporation of any fluid. I wasn't sure if other ...
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