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# Steam - Flow vs. kW Rating

Steam flow rate when kW rating is known can be calculated as

ms = 3600 P / he                                     (1)

where

ms = steam flow rate (kg/h)

P = load in kW (kW)

he = specific enthalpy of evaporation of steam at working pressure (kJ/kg)

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