ChBE 2100 Quiz 1 Solution

ChBE 2100 Quiz 1 Solution - Name_ ChBE2100Quiz1 Summer2009

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Name________________________________________________________________________________ ChBE 2100 Quiz 1 Summer 2009 You will have 15 minutes to complete the problem. Please sign the Honor Code and show ALL work. Honor Code: I commit to uphold the ideals of honor and integrity by refusing to betray the trust bestowed upon me as a member of the Georgia Tech community. _______________________________________ Signature In an industrial process to make alcohol, bacteria, sugar, and water are fed into a bioreactor. The bacteria make alcohol out of the sugar, and the stream leaving the reactor contains bacteria, alcohol, and water as well as leftover sugar. We desire to remove all the cells from the process stream so we that we may purify our alcohol product. The process stream enters a separator where the cellular components are removed from the rest of the stream. The entering process stream contains 30 wt% alcohol, 5 wt% sugar, 10 wt% cells, and the rest water. The cell rich product stream is 90 wt% cells, 2.5 wt% sugar, 0.5 wt% alcohol, and 7 wt% water.
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2011 for the course CHBE 2100 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Georgia Tech.

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ChBE 2100 Quiz 1 Solution - Name_ ChBE2100Quiz1 Summer2009

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