- Steam quality
Steam quality is the proportion of saturated steam in a saturated water/steam mixture. A steam quality of 0 indicates 100% water while a steam quality of 1 indicates 100% steam. Steam quality is very useful in determining
enthalpyof saturated water/steam mixtures since the enthalpy of steam (gaseous state) is many orders of magnitude higher than enthalpy of water (liquid state).
Mathematically, quality is defined by the relationship . This can be translated to , where y is equal to either specific enthalpy, specific
entropy, specific volume or specific internal energy. y [f] is the value of the specific property of the substance in the liquid state while under saturated conditions, and y [fg] is the value of the specific property of the substance in the gas state minus that of the liquid state.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Steam turbine — A rotor of a modern steam turbine, used in a power plant A steam turbine is a mechanical device that extracts thermal energy from pressurized steam, and converts it into rotary motion. Its modern manifestation was invented by Sir Charles Parsons… … Wikipedia
Quality Hotel Wolverhampton (Wolverhampton) — Quality Hotel Wolverhampton country: United Kingdom, city: Wolverhampton (Penn) Quality Hotel Wolverhampton The Quality Hotel Wolverhampton stands in attractive gardens in a suburban setting within easy reach of this thriving commercial Town… … International hotels
Quality Hotel Loughborough (Loughborough) — Quality Hotel Loughborough country: United Kingdom, city: Loughborough (Outskirts) Quality Hotel Loughborough Quality Hotel Loughborough is located at junction 23/M1 with East Midlands Airport only 10 minutes away. The property is on the… … International hotels
Quality Hotel Sunderland (Sunderland) — Quality Hotel Sunderland country: United Kingdom, city: Sunderland (Boldon) Quality Hotel Sunderland Quality Hotel Sunderland is ideally located for easy access to Newcastle, South Shields, Washington and Durham. The nearby tourist attractions… … International hotels
Quality Inn Downtown - Victoria (Victoria (CA)) — Quality Inn Downtown Victoria country: Canada, city: Victoria (CA) (City Centre) Quality Inn Downtown Victoria Quality Inn Downtown Victoria is a boutique style hotel located 2 blocks from the Inner Harbour, major tourist attractions, shops,… … International hotels
Quality Hotel and Leisure Centre Youghal (Cork) — Quality Hotel and Leisure Centre Youghal country: Ireland, city: Cork (Cork County Youghal) Quality Hotel and Leisure Centre Youghal Location The Quality Hotel and Leisure Centre Youghal is ideally located on the coastline of East County Cork,… … International hotels
Quality Hotel Manchester Airport (Manchester) — Quality Hotel Manchester Airport country: United Kingdom, city: Manchester (Altrincham Manchester Airport) Quality Hotel Manchester Airport Quality Hotel Manchester Airport is positioned at the point where the delightful Cheshire villages of… … International hotels
Quality Hotel Norwich (Norwich) — Quality Hotel Norwich country: United Kingdom, city: Norwich (Outskirts Bowthorpe) Quality Hotel Norwich Location Quality Hotel Norwich is situated close to A47 Southern Bypass, with Norwich City Centre just 4 miles away. The property gives easy… … International hotels
Quality Suites At Evergreen Parkway (Denver) — Quality Suites At Evergreen Parkway country: United States, city: Denver (Denver West) Quality Suites At Evergreen Parkway Nestled in the pines of the Rocky Mountains, the Quality Suites at Evergreen Parkway offers breathtaking views of the… … International hotels
Quality Resort Sails Port Macquarie (Port Macquarie) — Quality Resort Sails Port Macquarie country: Australia, city: Port Macquarie (Waterfront) Quality Resort Sails Port Macquarie Welcome to Sails Resort Port Macquarie, located on Pelican Bay in beautiful Port Macquarie. Port s premier accommodation … International hotels