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The measured volumetric flow rate of ethane at 10.0 atm

Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes | 3rd Edition | ISBN: 9780471687573 | Authors: Richard M Felder ISBN: 9780471687573 143

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Problem 5.55

The measured volumetric flow rate of ethane at 10.0 atm absolute and 35C is 1.00 X 103 Llh. Using an estimated value of the second virial coefficient in the truncated virial equation (Equation 5.3-4), (a) calculate V(Llmol); (b) estimate the compressibility factor, Z; and (c) determine the mass flow rate of ethane in kg/h.

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Problem 5.55

The measured volumetric flow rate of ethane at 10.0 atm absolute and 35C is 1.00 X 103 Llh. Using an estimated value of the second virial coefficient in the truncated virial equation (Equation 5.3-4), (a) calculate V(Llmol); (b) estimate the compressibility factor, Z; and (c) determine the mass flow rate of ethane in kg/h.

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a)

Truncated virial equation for the non - ideal gases is as follows.

                                                             ................................(1)

B = Virial coefficient

P = critical pressure

T = Critical temperature

R = Gas constant

To rephrase the equation (1) is as follows.

                                                             ................................(2)

From table B.1 for ethane;

Critical temperature =  = 305.4 K

Critical pressure  =  = 48.2 atm.

 = 0.098

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Textbook: Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes
Edition: 3
Author: Richard M Felder
ISBN: 9780471687573

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