HW6_v2_KS_1pm_4oct - Chemical Engineering 150B- Fall 2005...

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Page 1 of 2 Chemical Engineering 150B- Fall 2005 Problem Set #6 Due Wednesday October 12 th , 2005 Note: There are 4 problems in this assignment (see back). Problem 1. (15 points) Consider an isothermal, isobaric ideal binary gas mixture of A and B being separated below into k streams: where n is the molar flow rate. Derive an expression for the minimum (reversible) work of separation in terms of gas constant, R, temperature T o , and mole fractions of A and B. [ Hint : Try reading Seader, Chapter 1 and using Tables 2.1/2.4.] Problem 2. (30 Points) In petroleum refineries, a mixture of paraffins and cycloparaffins is commonly reformed in a fixed-bed catalytic reactor to produce blending stocks for gasoline and aromatic precursors for making petrochemicals. A typical multi-component product from catalytic reforming is a mixture of ethylbenzene with the three xylene isomers. If this mixture is separated, these four chemicals can be subsequently processed to make styrene, phthalic anhydride, isophthalic acid, and terephthalic acid. Compute, using the following data, the minimum work of separation in Btu/h for T
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course CHEM 150b taught by Professor Bell during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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HW6_v2_KS_1pm_4oct - Chemical Engineering 150B- Fall 2005...

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