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In the Rankine Cycle, how does the condenser work without changing the temperature or pressure of the fluid?

At state 3, the steam is at temperature T2 and wet. However, it's difficult to stop condensation at 3 and then compress to 4. So, to answer your question, it's because of a different temperature at ...
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In the Rankine Cycle, how does the condenser work without changing the temperature or pressure of the fluid?

Check out the latent heat of vaporization. The energy comes from the change of state, same as water can go from ice to liquid or liquid to ice at zero deg C. Have you plotted the cycle on an H-S ...
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What happens to insulation?

The difference between an "insulator" and a "conductor" is subjective. All materials transfer heat and reflect some heat at a boundary. Insulating materials are chosen because ...
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What happens to insulation?

If you see at molecular level the mechanism responsible for heat transfer,the adjacent molecules transfer vibration energy with their neighboring molecules,which results in heat transfer. Condition in ...
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Galvanized Steel Heat Exchangers

I presume you mean galvanized steel. Galvanizing would be a waste of time for flue gas. Carbonic acid ( CO2 + water) would dissolve/corrode the zinc. Sulfurous acid could be present causing even ...
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How do I compute the saturation temperature of liquid water?

T = ( [ (P - a)(1/e) - d ] / b)(1/c) From inverting this equation, which computes the vapor pressure of water in Torr over the range 40°F to 120°F: P = a + (b $\cdot$Tc + d)e a = 4.623310605E+00 b = ...
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Changing temperature under adibiatic conditions?

Adiabatic means no heat transfer. "Can a temperature change be adiabatic?" The ideal Otto cycle contains adiabatic compression and expansion, and the fluids in play heat up and cool down ...
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how much energy is stored in a car under sun ? (car interior)

You would need to find the specific heat capacity of all the materials inside the car, which might be difficult to get, but as a first estimate you can start with the air in the car. It's specific ...
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How do I find the amount of energy needed to evaporate water below its boiling point?

The value you look for is the Enthalpy of vaporization. This is temperature dependent and can be found in a steam table (or with one of the steam table calculators)
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