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Q: A mixture of ideal gases has the following composition by mass :Oxygen(60%), Carbon dioxide(20%),Nit...

A: We can calculate the Characteristic gas constant for mixture of gasses by using the following formul...

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Q: A loaded semi-truck consumes about 10 US gallons of diesel per hour (assuming an average speed of 60...

A: 1 barrel of crude oil produces 10 US gallons of diesel. So, the amount of diesel produced by the giv...

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Q: The density of a particular fluid is given by the following equation:where rho = 64e^((7.9x10^-7)P) ...

A: part (a)Since exponential term is dimensionless hence units of 7.9x10^-7 is in^2/lbf as shown below ...

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Q: An open container is filled with water up to a depth of 3 meters and above water it is filled with o...

A: As per the given information, the tank is filled with oil and water as shown in Figure1.Density of O...

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Q: The analysis of pesticides for environmental extracts using chromatography typically requires a solv...

A: Part (a).Let the basis of the process be 200 kg/min of the feed. Hexane is represented by ‘H’ and di...

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Q: A continuous distillation column is operating at steady state to purify alcohol from a mixture of wa...

A: Since we are entitled to answer up to 3 sub-parts, we will answer the first 3 as you have not mentio...

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Q: A tank holds 100 gal of a water-salt solution in which 4.0 lb of salt is dissolved. Water runs into ...

A: Let the function for amount of salt (kg) in the tank at time ‘t’ minutes be, S(t).Now, the rate of c...

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Q: Homework #1 1.18 Nitrogen gas can be injected into oil wells to increase the recovery of crude oil (...

A: Part (a)Note: As the table 1.2 and 1.3 was not provided with the question so, conventional symbols a...

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Q: 1.19 A mixture of ethylbenzene (EB) and the three isomers (ortho, meta, and para) of xylene are wide...

A: Part (a):The normal boiling points of given components in mixture in their increasing order is given...

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Q: EXERCISES Section 2.1 2.1. Minimum work of separation. A refinery stream is separated at 1,500 kPa i...

A: The minimum work in kJ/h required is calculated using below formula:

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Q: John Smith, supervisor of the process control group of the Ideal gas Company, has installed a 25 x 4...

A: Since we are entitled to answer up to 3 sub-parts, we’ll answer the first 3 as you have not mentione...

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Q: 2. The absorption tower is often used for absorbing gases. The gas is introduced at the bottom of th...

A: Part (a)Let,The mass of inlet gas be m1 kg.The mass of outlet gas be m2 kg.The mass of inlet water(a...

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Q: System Boundary Cooling Water Vapor Heat Exchanger Reflux Distillate (Product) P? 60% EtOH 40% H2O W...

A: It is given that the weight of the product (distillate) is 1/10 of the feed. Thus,

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Q: System ooundary-J/ ndenser Distillate 85% EtOH 15% H20 Feed 35% EtOH 65% H2O Distillation Column Was...

A: Let the basis of the process be taken as 100 kg feed (F). Apply material balance on the overall proc...

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Q: Air Condenser Distilote Air 0.995 WAWoter 0.005 Water (100%) Acetone 0.99 Water 0.01 1.00 1.00 Adsor...

A: Apply material balance on overall process including all the 3 units (adsorber column, distillation c...

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Q: 0.4 lb Vitamins Feed Stream Recycle Stream b H20 98 lb/hr 20% Vitamin Solution Continuous Filter H20...

A: Part (a)The basis of the process is taken as 98 lb/hr of the feed. The symbol used for vitamins is ‘...

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Q: H3CA is a vitally important intermediate in the metabolism of carbohydrates. The compound is widely...

A: Part (a):It is given that 21.35 mL of 0.678 M NaOH(aq) requires to fully neutralize 0.927 g of H3CAA...

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Q: How should your lab notebook look like including title, purpose, and procedure?

A: There are few points we need to consider for lab notebook: Table of Contents:Leave several blank pag...

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Q: If you feed 10.0g of N2 gas and 10.0g of H2 into a reactor to make ammonia (NH3):a. What is the limi...

A: Part (a)The reaction taking place in the reactor to form ammonia is:

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Q: Formaldehyde is produced by catalytic oxidation of methanol by the following reaction: CH3OH + 1/2 O...

A: The basis of the process is taken as 100 mol CH3OH fed to the catalytic reactor.In the reactor, the ...

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Q: 100 mol/min of butane is combusted with 60% excess air. What is the molar flow rate of air to the co...

A: The reaction for combustion of butane is:

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Q: The density of gold is 19.3 g/cm^3 . A 6. 4 mg piece of gold is hammered into a square that is 8.6x...

A: Part (a):The thickness of gold which is hammered into square is given in centimeters as: 8.6*10-6 cm...

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Q: A mixture of methanol (methyl alcohol) and water contains 70.00 % water by mass.The specific gravity...

A: It is given that a mixture of methanol (methyl alcohol) and water contains 70.00 % water by mass.Bas...

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Q: atm P=0

A: It is given that a fluid of same unknown density is used in two manometers—one sealed-end, the other...

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Q: A 4-in. schedule 80 steel pipe (ID = 3.826 in., OD = 4.5 in.) carries a heat-transfer fluid at 600 F...

A: The schematic diagram of the pipe with insulation is given below with the inner radius R1, Outer rad...

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Q: 1. A closed stirred-tank reactor with two compartments is shown in Fig. El. The basic idea s to feed...

A: Assumptions:Let the heat capacity of the component be represented by C and be constant.Let the densi...

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Q: 2. A jacketed vessel is used to cool a process stream as shown in Fig. E2.The (i) The volume of liqu...

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Q: 1. A closed stirred-tank reactor with two compartments is shown in Fig. El. The basic idea s to feed...

A: Assumptions:Let the heat capacity of the component be represented by C and be constant.Let the densi...

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Q: 3. Irreversible consecutive reactions A-Boccur in a jacketed, stirred-tank reactor as shown in Fig. ...

A: Let,V be the volume of the tank.ρi be the density of the inlet stream.Ci be the heat capacity of the...

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Q: 3.14. Limestone (calcium carbonate) particles are stored in 50-L bags. The void fraction of the part...

A: Part (a)The density of the solid limestone is calculated from its given specific gravity as:

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Q: April 2010, the worst oil spill ever recorded occurred when an explosion and fire on the Deepwater H...

A: Part (a)The formula to calculate the pressure on an object which is submerged in a fluid is:P = ρhgH...

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Q: 3.30. Coal be ing used in a power plant at a rate of 8000 Ibm/min has the following composition: Com...

A: The flowrate of coal is given as 8000 lbm/min with 4.58 lbm H2O per lbm of coal. Thus, 5.58 lbm of w...

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Q: For a test of enzyme-catalyzed kinetics, the following data were recorded 0 product (°C) (mmoVmL) (m...

A: Part (a)Michaelis-Menten equation to be used is written as equation (1).The reciprocal equation of (...

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Q: Consider the following reaction sequence: k1 k3 k5 k2 k4 Develop a suitable rate expression for prod...

A: Part (a):Michaelis-Menten approach is best known approach to enzyme kinetics. The given mechanism is...

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Q: Consider the following enzyme-catalyzed reaction of urea: Urea Urease(Urea . Urease2 NH + CO, Urease...

A: Part (a)Michaelis-Menten equation to be used is written as equation (1).The equation used to prepare...

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Q: 1. Consider the following reaction sequence: k1 k3 ks k2 Develop a suitable rate expression for prod...

A: Part (a)Michaelis-Menten approach Write the rate expression for the first step for forward and backw...

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Q: 3. Consider the following enzyme-catalyzed reaction of urea Urea + Urease (Urea. Urease)-> 2 NH, + C...

A: Part (a)Michaelis-Menten equation to be used is written as equation (1).The equation used to prepare...

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Q: For a test of enzyme-catalyzed kinetics, the following data were recorded product (mmol/mL) (mmol/mL...

A: Part (a)Michaelis-Menten equation to be used is written as equation (1).The reciprocal equation of (...

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Q: Chemical and Bio-Process Control 4edSensor Systems:Consider flow sensor that reads 10,000 lb/h when...

A: Zero is the lowest value of the range in the measuring instrument and span is the difference between...

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Q: (a) If 300 lb of air and 24.0 lb of carbon are fed to a reactor at 600 ° and after complete combusti...

A: Part (a)Moles of Carbon fed to the reactor is written as equation (1).Moles of Air fed to the reacto...

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Q: Ethylene oxide is formed by the partial oxidation of ethylene. Unfortunately some of the ethylene is...

A: Part (a) The schematic diagram of the given process is shown below.

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Q: ? % H2SO4 ?%HNO3 7%H2O ? % HNO3 ?%H20 ? % H2SO4 7%H20 A D 1000 lb ? % H2SO4 ?%HNO3

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Q: Fuels for motor vehicles other than gasoline are being eyed because they generate lower levels of po...

A: Combustion reaction of propane with air is written as:Note that in the question CO2 and CO are given...

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Q: A salesperson comes to the door selling a service designed to check “chimney rot”. He explains that ...

A: The reaction of methane with air is written as:

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Q: An aqueous solution of sodium hydroxide contains 20% NaOH by mass. It is desired to produce an 8% Na...

A: Part(a):Basis: 100 g of feed solutionIf 20% NaOH is present in the feed solution, then the mass of N...

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Q: A rectangular steel (k = 58.7 W/m * K) fin 25 mm thick and 150 mm long is attached to a wall that is...

A: Part (a)The figure representing the given question is:Let the depth of the fin be 1m as the calculat...

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Q: A rectangular fin 1.0 ft long, 1.0 ft wide, and 2in. thick loses heat to the atmosphere at70 F. The ...

A: Given thatThermal conductivity=k=24 Btu/h.ft.0FHeat transfer coefficient=h= 2 Btu/h.ft2.0fAtmospheri...

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Q: An annular stainless steel (k = 16.6 W/m * K) fin of thickness 5 mm and outside diameter 3 cm is att...

A: Solution:Given thatThermal conductivity=k=16.6 W/m.KHeat transfer coefficient=h= 40 W/m2.KAtmospheri...

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Q: The inner pipe of a double-pipe heat exchanger has an OD of 1.9 in. and contains 36 rectangular fins...

A: Note: Since we only answer up to 3 sub-parts, we’ll answer the first 3. Please resubmit the question...

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Q: 4.4. A stream consisting of 44.6 mole% benzene and 55.4% toluene is fed at a constant rate to a proc...

A: Part (a)Let the molar flowrate of the fed stream be 100 mol/min. At the beginning, all the feed is l...

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Q: mentals of Material Balances fowchart shows a distillation column with two feed streams and three Th...

A: Part (a)There are 3 species in the given process of distillation. Therefore, there will be 3 indepen...

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Q: For the propylene-propane separation using distillation column, using the following thermodynamic pr...

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