Unformatted text preview: • Assume that the cross-sectional area of the bed is 1 ft 2 . • Use the equation b b p 1-∈ ρ = ρ to calculate ρ p , the particle density, (lb gel/ ft 3 particles) from the density of the silica given in the problem statement 3 b ft lb 39 = ρ and the void fraction 47 . b = ∈ . • The units of the equilibrium constant, K, should be in gas ft / O H lb gel ft / O H lb 3 2 3 2 to use Equation 15-106 (S&H). • If using Excel to solve the Klinkenberg equation, use erf carefully and remember that erf (-z) = - erf (z)....
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course CHEMICAL E 10.302 taught by Professor Clarkcolton during the Fall '04 term at MIT.
- Fall '04