ChE 456 Spring 2004 Major 2 Production of Maleic Anhydride from Benzene
Problem Background
Following your preliminary report on the feasibility of the design of a 20,000 tonne/yr maleic anhydride plant using benzene as the feedstock, TSC, Inc.'s, client h
The production of maleic anhydride by the air oxidation of benzene was recently studied
using a vanadium pentoxide catalyst. [Chem. Eng. Sci., 43, 1051 (1988).]
The reactions that occur are:
Reaction 1:
Reaction 2:
Reaction 3:
C6H6 + (9/2)O2 à C4H2O3 + 2C
Math Review
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Basic Math review, matlab warmup and Conservation equations
Do all problems. 1. Consider the two dimensional function (x, y) = sin(mx) sin(ny) on the unit square 0 x 1, 0 y 1. (a) Find F = (b) Find V = (c) Find (d) Find k
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