Reference: This is Problem 3 in the ASEE 1997 problem set. We will be fitting vapor pressure data for benzene to a polynomial and then to a couple of correlating equations. Concepts: Put the data into arrays so that we can work with it Use Ipython with Scite editor to edit and save files Import […]

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## Reversible, Exothermic, Gas Phase Reaction in a Catalytic Reactor – Problem Description

Reference: This is problem 8.24 in “Problem Solving in Chemical Engineering with Numerical Methods” by Michael Cutlip and Mordecai Shacham, Prentice-Hall ISBN 0-13-862566-2. In this problem, you will be designing a gas phase catalytic reactor with a pressure drop to accomplish a reversible gas phase reaction. Concepts: Solve a system of ordinary differential equations with […]

## Steady-State Material Balances on a Separation Train – Problem Description

Reference: This is problem 1.5 in "Problem Solving in Chemical Engineering with Numerical Methods" by Michael Cutlip and Mordecai Shacham, Prentice-Hall ISBN 0-13-862566-2. This problem is about solving the material balance for a set of three distillation columns with a feed containing four components. Since you’re at steady state with no recycle, you have a […]