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HEMICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

College of Technology
University of San Agustin

FINAL EXAMINATION
ChE 533 (Equipment Design)
10/21/2016

ANSWER SHEET
Name: Gene Timothy Grupe ChE-5
MODULE 8 HEURISTICS IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Test I Fill-in the Blanks
A. Compressors and Vacuum Pumps D. Reactors
G. Vessels (Storage Tanks)
1
76-78%
1 0.1 mm
1 1000 gal
2
100 F
2 0.5-1.5 horse power
2 100010,000 gal
3
3%
3 continuous stirred tank reactor 3 vertical
4
4 batch
4 1.5 times
5
(Pn /p1 )^1/N
5 4-5 series
6.
2
6 plug flow
7.
350-450 F
8. 100 pound steam / pound
B. Piping
1. Glove valve
2. 10 psi
3.
4. 10,000 psi
5. 40
6. 2500
truePumps
1. 85%
2. 50-80%
3. 65-85
4. 500ft
5. 5500ft
6. 100

E. Vessel (Pressure)
Test II True or False
1.
25 psi
1. true
2.
40 psig
2. true
3.
0.25 in
3. true
4.
0.06 in
4. False
5.
9550 psi
5. False
6.
Type 302
6. false
7. true
F. Vessels (Drums)
8. false
1. 2.5 -5.0
2. 5 min
3. 2-3 in/min
4. 4-12 in.
5. 75 %
SCORE__
6. horizontal
_____
Corrected by:

Professors
Signature above
Printed Name
_________
Date
Clsgjamandre/2016

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT


College of Technology
University of San Agustin

FINAL EXAMINATION
ChE 533 (Equipment Design)
DIRECTIONS:

1. Do not write anything in the questionnaire and submit this with the answer
sheet after you are through.
2. ALL mobile phones must be OFF.
TEST I FILL-IN THE BLANKS

Fill the blanks with correct answer

MODULE 8 HEURISTICS IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING


A. COMPRESSURES AND VACUUM PUMPS

__________ 1. Efficiencies of large centrifugal compressors, 6000-100,000 ACFM at suction.


__________ 2. The outlet temperature to compress air from 100 F, k = 1.4, compression ratio
= 3, theoretical
Power required = 62 HP/million cu. ft/day, outlet temperature
__________ 3. The pressure blowers should be raised to ______while compressors to higher
pressures,
although the blower range commonly is included in the compressor
range.
__________ 4. The pressure fans are used to raise the pressure about 3%.
__________ 5. Compression ratio formula to be use for n stages for each stage of a
multistage unit.
__________ 6. Efficiencies of reciprocating compressors: 65% at compression ratio of 1.5. The
compression
ratio at efficiency 75% is ___________.
__________ 7. The exit temperature for diatomic gases should be which corresponds to a
compression
ratio of about 4.
__________ 8. Amount of stream in pound per pound of air for a three-stage ejector needs to
maintain a
pressure of 1 Torr.
B. PIPING
__________ 1. Kind of valve are used for gases for control and wherever tight shutoff is
required.
__________ 2. Pressure drop required by control valves for good control.
__________ 3. Line velocity with line diameter D in inches for liquid pump discharge, (5 + D /
3) ft/sec.
__________ 4. The allowable working stress, S for A120 carbon steel at 500F (about).
__________ 5. The most common pipe schedule used.
__________ 6. Flanges and fittings are rated for 150, 300, 600, 900, 1500, or ______psig.
C. PUMPS
__________ 1. Efficiency of reciprocating pumps for 10-10,000 gpm, 1,000,000 ft at maximum
head of 50 HP
__________ 2. The efficiency of a rotary pumps for 1-5000 gpm, 50,000 ft head.
__________ 3. The efficiency of axial pumps for 20-100,000 gpm, 40 ft head.
__________ 4. The maximum head for a single stage centrifugal pumps with 15-5000 gpm
capacity.
__________ 5. The maximum head for a multistage centrifugal pump for 20-11,000 gpm,
__________ 6. The capacity of a centrifugal pump with an efficiency of 45%.

D. REACTORS
__________ 1. A dimensions of catalyst particles in fluidized beds.
__________ 2. Power input to a homogeneous reaction stirred tank.
__________ 3. The ___________behavior is approached when the mean residence time is 5-10
times the
length of time needed to achieve homogeneity, which is accomplished
with 500-2000
revolutions of a properly designed stirrer.
__________ 4. Reaction whichare conducted in stirred tanks for small daily production rates or
when the
reaction times are long or when some condition such as feed
rate or temperature must
be programmed in some way.
__________ 5. In how many battery in series is most economical for continuous stirred tanks.
__________ 6. For conversions under about 95% of equilibrium, the performance of a CSTR
five stage
battery approaches _______.
E. VESSEL (DRUMS)
__________ 1. The optimum length/diameter of a drum is 3ft, but a range of________ is
common.
__________ 2. Holdup time for half full for reflux drums.
__________ 3. The designed settling velocity for liquid/liquid separators.
__________ 4. Entrainment removal of 99% is attained with mesh pads of ______ thicknesses.
__________ 5. Good performance can be expected at velocities of 30-100% of those
calculated with the
given k; although ___________ is popular.
___________ 6. Drums are relatively small vessels to provide surge capacity or separation of
entrained
phases. Liquid drums usually are _________.
F. VESSELS (PRESSURE)
__________ 1. The maximum operating pressure is taken as above the normal operation.
__________ 2. Design pressures of vessels operating at 0-10 psig and 600- 1000F are
_______.
__________ 3. Minimum wall thickness for rigidity for a 42 in. diameter vessel
__________ 4. Corrosion allowance 0.35 in. for known corrosive conditions, 0.15 in. for
noncorrosive
streams, and _______ for steam drums and air receivers.
__________ 5. Maximum allowable stress depends sharply on temperature and S at
temperature 850F
for Low alloy steel SA203 is_________.
__________ 6. The material at which the allowable stress is 18,750 psi at 750F.
G. VESSELS (STORAGE TANKS)
__________ 1. The tank capacity of which vertical tanks are used.
__________ 2. The tank capacity at horizontal tanks are use on concrete supports.
__________ 3. A kind of tank used on concrete foundations for capacity beyond 10,000 gal.
__________ 4. Capacities of storage tanks are at_______ the size of connecting transportation
equipment.
Test II
TRUE OR FALSE
Write T if the statement is true and write F if false.
_____ 1. Thirty days capacity often is specified for raw materials and products, but depends

on connecting
transportation equipment schedules.

_____ 2. Liquids subject to breathing losses may be stored in tanks with floating or
expansion roofs for
conservation.
_____ 3. For vacuum operation, design pressures are 14 psig and full vacuum.
_____ 4. In drums feeding a furnace, 30 min half full is allowed.
_____ 5. Allowable working stresses are one-fourth of the ultimate strength of the material
for storage tank
vessel.
_____ 6. Continuous stirred tank reactors are suited to high production rates at short
residence times (sec or min)
and when substantial heat transfer is needed.
_____ 7. The optimum proportions of stirred tank reactors are with liquid level equal to the
tank diameter, but at
high pressures slimmer proportions are economical.
_____ 8. Power input to a homogeneous reaction stirred tank is 01.0-2.5 HP/1000 gal and
three times this amount
when heat is to be transferred.

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