A total of 2,000 gallons of 70 wt% ethanol in water, having a specific gravity of 0.871, is to be
(a) The number of theoretical plates required in the column,
(b) The reflux ratio when the concentration of ethanol in the pot is 25 mol%,
(c) The instantaneous distillate rate in lbmol/h when the concentration of ethanol in the pot is 15 mol%,
(d) The lbmol of distillate product, and
(e) The lbmol of residual wastewater. Vapor-liquid equilibrium data are given in Exercise 7.29.
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Question Posted: July 25, 2011 18:54:56