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Calculate utilisation factor if the maximum power utilised is 40,000 kW and two turbo generators installed each of capacity 23,000 kW.

(a) 73%

(b) 87%

(c) 57.5%

(d) 63%

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The correct choice is (b) 87%

For explanation I would say: Utilisation factor = Maximum power utilised / Maximum power available

U.F = 40,000 / (2 x 23000) = 86.9% (since two generators are installed).

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