Unformatted text preview: equation shown, and with R = 8.314 J/mole K. ) K ( RT B A ) bar ( P ln * − = A B n-pentane 10.442 26799 n-hexane 10.456 29676 n-heptane 11.431 35200 3. As part of a problem to find the intermediate conversion (x) in two continuous stirred tank reactors that minimizes the total reactor volume, the following non-linear equation must be solved. The value of the conversion, x, must lie between 0 and 1. 100 ) x 1 ( x 1 3 = − + a. For the bisection method, set up the problem and perform the first two iterations. b. For the Newton-Raphson method, set up the problem and perform the first two iterations. c. Solve the problem using Polymath. d. Solve the problem using Mathcad. e. Solve the problem using the solver in Excel....
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2010 for the course CHE 230 taught by Professor Stinespring during the Spring '10 term at WVU.
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