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Homework Set No 1 - Homework Set No 1(5 questions ChE 354...

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Homework Set No. 1 (5 questions) ChE 354 Fall 2007 Poehl 1. Minas Tirith in the Kingdom of Gondor is 1483 feet high. When Aragorn, son of Arathorn and heir to the throne, returned to claim his rightful place, the White Tree of Gondor bloomed again. Naturally, this had to be watered. The supply line to the Sprinkler of Gondor (at 1450 feet) requires 15 psig to operate, what is the required pressure in the supply line at the base of the tower? What can you say about drinking from a water fountain on the first floor that is fed by the same supply line? 2. Sauron, The Enemy, instills terror in his forces with great fires, which he creates by burning gas. However, to access this gas, he must drill 20,000 feet into Mordor. His evil drilling crew must be careful, because if the downhole pressure is greater than the hydrostatic pressure of the drilling fluid in the well, the result may be a well blowout, which is dangerous. They drill mud with a density of 100 lb m /ft 3 . What is the maximum downhole
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