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ChBE 2100 Quiz 1 - where the cellular components are...

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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
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Unformatted text preview: 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. a) Draw and label a flow chart for this process. b) Write mass balance equations for this process. Name________________________________________________________________________________ c) Determine the composition of the cell-free product stream assuming 100 g/min is fed into the process. Composition: (wt%) d) (2 sentences maximum): Would you recommend recycling any of the product streams to the bioreactor? Why?...
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