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ENG443: Assignment 2: Total marks: 20 Due date of submission: 25th May, Friday; midnight 1. The irreversible, liquid-phase, non-elementary reaction will be carried out isothermally at 320K in a PFR. A+B?C+D, -rA=kCA 2 CB For a pulse tracer experiment, the effluent concentration C(t) and RTD function E(t) are given in the table below. CA0=CB0=0.0313 mol/L & k=176 L2/mol2·min at 320K. t, min 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12 14 C, g/m3 0 1 5 8 10 8 6 4 3 2.2 1.5 0.6 0 E(t) 0 0.02 0.1 0.16 0.2 0.16 0.12 0.08 0.06 0.044 0.03 0.012 0 a. Construct the F(t) curve (Marks: 04) b. Calculate the mean residence time and conversion of an Ideal PFR. (Marks: 08) c. What would be the conversion of the reactor if complete segregation model is applied. (Marks: 08) Note: you are expected to evaluate the integrals using numerical method and show the necessary steps of derivation for conversion Document Preview:

ENG443: Assignment 2: Total marks: 20 thDue date of submission: 25 May, Friday; midnight 1. The irreversible, liquid-phase, non-elementary reaction will be carried out isothermally at 320K in a PFR. 2A+B?C+D, -r =kC C A A BFor a pulse tracer experiment, the effluent concentration C(t) and RTD function E(t) are given in the table below. CA0=CB0=0.0313 mol/L & k=176 L2/mol2·min at 320K. t, min 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12 14 C, 0 1 5 8 10 8 6 4 3 2.2 1.5 0.6 0 3g/m E(t) 0 0.02 0.1 0.16 0.2 0.16 0.12 0.08 0.06 0.044 0.03 0.012 0 a. Construct the F(t) curve (Marks: 04) b. Calculate the mean residence time and conversion of an Ideal PFR. (Marks: 08) c. What would be the conversion of the reactor if complete segregation model is applied. (Marks: 08) Note: you are expected to evaluate the integrals using numerical method and show the necessary steps of derivation for conversion

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