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Base Plant: Design and analyze a base steam power-plant operating at Boiler pressure 900 psia Boiler temperature 800F And Condenser pressure 2 psia With 9, - 0.827 and Op - 0.80 Optimize the system for highest efficiency by varying the number of feed-water heaters (use spreadsheet), and show the results in tabular form and plot the number of FWH vs. thermal efficiency of the steam power-plant. System I eth 1 FWH 2 FWH Etc. For No. 6 fuel oil with a heating value of 140,000 Btu/gal ($2.00/gal) and a boiler efficiency Ils of 90%, calculate the cost ($/kwh) of electricity produced.

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