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Fully revised all through with new systems, instruction manual of Chemical Engineering Calculations, Fourth version indicates how one can remedy the most process-related difficulties that regularly come up in chemical engineering perform. New calculations mirror the most recent eco-friendly applied sciences and environmental engineering standards.

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4. Compute the constant αc for ethanol. 681, P* = 1 atm. So, in the Thek-Stiel equation, the A term is at those conditions. 078. 5. Compute the vapor pressure of ethanol. 626. 5 kPa). 291 atm, so the error in this case is negligible. Related Calculations. For nonpolar liquids, use the Lee-Kesler generalized correlation. For polar liquids and those having a tendency to form hydrogen bonds, the Lee-Kesler equation does not give satisfactory results. For predicting vapor pressure of those types of compounds, use the Thek-Stiel correlation.

2. Compute the gas constant. Apply suitable conversion factors and obtain the gas constant in various units. Use PV = RT; that is, R = PV/T. Thus, a. 05 (atm)(cm3)/(g ⋅ mol)(K) b. 73 (psia)(ft3)/(lb ⋅ mol)(°R) c. 315 (atm)(ft3)/(lb ⋅ mol)(K) d. 83 × 10−4 kWh/(lb ⋅ mol)(°R) e. 82 × 10−4 hp ⋅ h/(lb ⋅ mol)(°R) f. 31 (kPa)(m3)/(kg ⋅ mol)(K) g. 2 ESTIMATION OF CRITICAL TEMPERATURE FROM EMPIRICAL CORRELATION Predict the critical temperature of (a) n-eicosane, (b) l-butene, and (c) benzene, using the empirical correlation of Nokay.

1 MOLAR GAS CONSTANT Calculate the molar gas constant R in the following units: a. (atm)(cm3)/(g ⋅ mol)(K) b. (psia)(ft3)/(lb ⋅ mol)(°R) c. (atm)(ft3)/(lb ⋅ mol)(K) d. kWh/(lb ⋅ mol)(°R) e. hp ⋅ h/(lb ⋅ mol)(°R) f. (kPa)(m3)/(kg ⋅ mol)(K) g. cal/(g ⋅ mol)(K) Calculation Procedure 1. Assume a basis. 4 L. 2. Compute the gas constant. Apply suitable conversion factors and obtain the gas constant in various units. Use PV = RT; that is, R = PV/T. Thus, a. 05 (atm)(cm3)/(g ⋅ mol)(K) b. 73 (psia)(ft3)/(lb ⋅ mol)(°R) c.