Chemical Engineering Design
ChBE 404 Spring 2015
Homework 1
Solution
1. (50 points) This problem involves producing ice by freezing water with evaporating ammonia
through the heat exchanger unit illustrated below.
water (liquid)
stream 1
NH3 (vapor)
ice (
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ChBE 403 Fall 2014
Exam 2 Sample Problems
1. A person at age 30 is planning for retirement at age 60. He projects that during retirement
he will need $100,000 a year until age 80. Determine the uniform annual contribution (age
30 to 60) needed to provide
Chemical Engineering Design Fundamentals
ChBE 403 Fall 2014
Homework 5 Solution
PROBLEM 1 Breaking the CO2-Ethane Azeotrope
Reference paper Lastari et al.: Extractive distillation for CO2-Ethane azeotrope separation (2011)
PART A: Confirm the results in F
ChBE 403 Fall 2014
Final Exam Solution
1. (15 pts) Two pieces of equipment are being considered for an identical service. The installed
costs and yearly operating costs associated with each piece of equipment are as follows. You
are to use the method of c
ChBE 404 Spring 2015
Chemical Engineering Design
Exam Solution
1. (25 points) Consider a process with the following streams:
Stream T s ( C) T t ( C) mC
p (kW/ C)
H1
150
40
8
C1
65
205
4
Tmin = 5 C
For this system,
(a) Find the hot and cold pinch tempera
Chemical Engineering Design
ChBE 404 Spring 2015
Homework 2
Solution
1. Calculate the minimum rate of work in watts for the gaseous separation at ambient conditions
of the feed inicated int the three products shown. Assume all streams are ideal gases.
Pro
Chemical Engineering Design Fundamentals
ChBE 403 Fall 2014
Homework 2 Solution
1. (50 pts) You are to design a distillation column to separate a mixture containing 55 moles
percent hexane and 45 moles percent p-xylene. The overhead distillate product is
ChBE 404 Spring 2015
Pledged Exam 2 Solution
1. (25 pts) You are to determine the minimum utility requirements for the grand composite
curve on the following page. Steam is available at a temperature high enough to satisfy
the requirements of any heat def
Chemical Engineering Design Fundamentals
ChBE 403 Fall 2014
Homework 1 Solution
1. (30 pts) Consider the following flow diagram to produce ammonia from a stoichiometric
feed of hydrogen and nitrogen:
Feed is introduced at a rate of 18,000 kmol/hr. This fe
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and for bubble cap trays t? = (to. so the diameter is
I) = 0.83 m (~17 ft} for the bottom column section
Repeating this calculation for the top of the column leads to
I) a use in z 2.3 ft
and since the difference b
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COST MODELS
Using the methods summarized above, the of the column and the associated
heat exchangers, along with the utility loads, can be estimated. ll‘i heat integration is
used, the loads for a collection of columns can be reduced by using the cond
CHBE 401
Problem Set #2
Due: Tuesday September 6, 2016 at 5pm
Submit Homework to CHBE 401 Box in Abercrombie
Read Chapter 1 in Wilkes
1) a) An iceberg with a specific gravity of 0.917 floats in the ocean (specific gravity of
ocean is 1.025). What percent
Transport
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Problems I
CHE 341
Fluid mechanics
Solutions
Sep 2nd,
2016
Sep.
4, 2015
Homework Set 3
1. A gate in a dam is meant to hold the liquid on one side of the dam. The gate is of
length L and is hinged at H; the hinge is a
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CHBE 401
Transport Phenomena 401
Fall 2016
Description:
This course provides an introduction to the basic fluid flow and
conservation laws of transport phenomena including the principles and
applications of fluid mechanics to chemical engineering problems
Recitation problem set 1
August 16th, 2016
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Problem 1:
Problem 2:
Problem 3:
Recitation Notes (Ziyi)
Fluid mechanics
Aug. 26, 2016
Surface Tension
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CHBE 401
Problem Set #1
Due: Monday August 29, 2016 at 5pm
Submit Homework to CHBE 401 Box in Abercrombie
Read Chapter 1 in Wilkes
1) Unit Conversion (10 Points)
Do the following units conversions. The viscosity of an oil is 33 cP and its specific
gravity
CHBE 401 Syllabus
Transport Phenomena I
Fluid Mechanics
Fall Semester 2016
Section 001
T/Th 9:25-10:40am
Keck 102
Section 002
T/Th 1-2:15pm
Sewell 305
DESCRIPTION:
This course provides an introduction to the basic fluid flow and conservation laws of
trans
CHBE 401
Fluid Proper3es Con3nued
Intro to Fluid Sta3cs
August 25, 2016
Corn syrup is placed in the gap between
two cylinders. The inner cylinder is rotated
clockwise 5 3mes and counterclockwise 5 3mes.
What do you think the uid should look like
a
CHBE 401
Problem Set #1
Due: Monday August 29, 2016 at 5pm
Submit Homework to CHBE 401 Box in Abercrombie
Read Chapter 1 in Wilkes
1) Unit Conversion (10 Points)
Do the following units conversions. The viscosity of an oil is 33 cP and its specific
gravity
CHBE 401
Problem Set #1
Due: Monday August 29, 2016 at 5pm
Submit Homework to CHBE 401 Box in Abercrombie B218
Read up to p. 26 in Wilkes
1) Unit Conversion (10 Points)
Do the following units conversions. The viscosity of an oil is 33 cP and its specific
Chapter 6 Estimation of Manufacturing Costs 205
Steam Production. Steam is produced by the evaporation and superheat»
ing of specially treated water. The fuel that is used to supply the energy to pro-
duce steam is by far the major operating expense. Howe
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Clearly, this cost will change depending on the cost of electricity, the cost of
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Pd-based Selective Membrane
State-of-the-Art
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Abbreviations
AASR
BESR
CVD
ELP
EP
ESR
EVD
FBR
GSR
HTR
IUPAC
LTR
ML
MR
MS
MSR
PEMFC
POM
PSA
PVD
SRM
Acetic acid steam reforming
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ChBE 403 Fall 2014
Exam 1 Solution
1. (25 pts) A methanol-water distillation at atmospheric pressure receives a 100 lbmol/hr feed
containing 75 mol% methanol as a saturated liquid. The bottoms product is 5 mol% methanol.
Both the bottoms product and the d