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Introduction to Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics by Vanness & Smith 4th Edition probrlerm 10.11, Phase Equillibria
Introduction to Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics by Vanness & Smith 4th Edition probrlerm 10.11, Phase Equillibria

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Problem 10.11:
For the system benzene (1) / toluene (2) / ethyl-benzene (3), the vapor pressure of the pure species aregiven by
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Where t is in
o
C and the vapor pressure are in KPa. Assuming Raoult¶s law to describe the vapor/liquidequilibrium states of this system, determine:(a)

P and {y
}, given that t=110
o
C, x
1
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2
=0.37, x
3
=0.41(b)

P and {x
}, given that t=105
o
C, y
1
=0.45, y
2
=0.32, y
3
=0.23(c)

t and {y
}, given that P=90 KPa, x
1
=0.47, x
2
=0.18, x
3
=0.35(d)

t and {x
}, given that P=95 KPa, y
1
=0.52, y
2
=0.28, y
3
=0.20
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(a)

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}, given that t=110
o
C, x
1
=0.22, x
2
=0.37, x
3
=0.41Unknowns = {P, y
}Known = {t, x
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o
C, putting the value in 3 Antoine equations«
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}, given that t=105
o
C, y
1
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2
=0.32, y
3
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}Known = {t, y
}At DEW P calculation:For t=105
o
C, putting the value in 3 Antoine equations«
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}, given that P=90 KPa, x
1
=0.47, x
2
=0.18, x
3
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}Known = {P, x
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