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CH: Chemical Engineering
Duration : Three Hours Read the following in trucrions carefully. 1. This question paper contains 85 objective type questions. Q.l to Q.20 carry one mark each and Q.21

Maximum Marks: 150

Q.85 curry two marks each.

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4. Wrong answer

will carry

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Q. I - Q. 20 carry one mark each. Q. I Given i:;;;;;

r-1, the ratio

(i +3)
(,'+ I)

is given by

(A) i Q.2

(B) -2

(C) - i + 2

(D) i + 1

The value of ,. a" for which the following set of equations y+2z=O 2x+y+z at+2y have non-trivial solution, is

='0 ='0

(A) 0 Q.3

(B) 8



The initial condition for which the following equation

has infinitely many solutions. is
I(A) y(x='O)= 5

(B) y{x = '0) = 1

(C) y{x::::


(D) y(x::::

-2)= '0


Given that the Laplace transform of the function below over a single period '0 < t < 2 is -;.. (1- e"


Y. the Laplace tmnsfoRnofthe

periodic function over '0 < t < 00 is




(D) ~tanh~


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lf Taarrd Ts are the boiling points of pure A and pure B respectively and ofa non-homogeneous immiscible mixture of A and B, then


is that

(A) TAB < Til. and Ta (C)TA>TA8>TB

(B) TAB> Til. and TB



The state of an ideal gas is changed from [Tj, PI) to (T2. P2) in a constant volume process. To calculate the change in enthalpy, All, ALL of the following properties/variables are required.

(A)I Cv • PI ! P2 (B)Cp.Tl,T2 (C) Cp, TI • T2 , PI • P2 (0) PI. P2 • TI , T2



The change in entropy of the system, 6Ssys, undergoing a cyclic irreversible process is

(A) greater than 0 (B) equal to zero (e) less than zero (0) equal to the 6SsUlTOUDdinp.


Parameters represent

'a' and 'b' in the van der Waals and other cubic equations of state

(A) (B) (C)a (D) Q.9 If

a -- molecular weight. a -- molecular size
-- molecular size a -- molecular attraction

b - molecular polarity
b -. molecular attraction b -- molecular speed b -- molecular size

m; are molar, partial molar, residual and excess properties respectively for it pure species i". the mixture property M of a binary non-ideal' mixture of components 1 and 2, is given by

m,. m,

(A) x,ml

+x2mZ (C) x1m, + x2m2

(D) x1mlR +x2m: (D) x,miE + x2m:

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is (A) thermal diffusivity/mass diffusivity (8) inertial force/surface tension force (C) sensible heat/latent heat (D) buoyancy force/viscous force CH~ 4/36 .13 (B) compression (C) cutting (D) impact (v: filtrate volume.5 (D) 2 Size reduction of coarse hard solids using a crusher is accomplished by (A) attrition (C) 1. If the external pressure is P..15 The Grashof Number . Q + 40" D (D) P Q + 80' D Q.c (D) dv dt = tv = Jcv2 Q.lO Consider a soap film bubble of diameter D. dv (A)-::::kv+c dt (C) dv dr dv I (8)-=dl kv s. the ratio oftheaperture screen is size of a screen to that of the next smaller (A) 1/J2 Q.ll In Tyler series.. I: time.Q. and the surface tension of the soap film is 0'. + 20' Q D (C) P.14 Sticky materials are transported by (A) apron conveyor (C) belt conveyor (B) screw conveyor (D) hydraulic conveyor Q. In constant pressure filtration. the expression for the pressure inside the bubble is (A) Po (B) P.12 (B) . the rate of filtration follows the relation k and c: constants ).

Fluid containing large amount of abrasive solids (1) piston pump (2) gear pump (3) plunger pump (4) centrifugal pump (A) (B) (C) (D) P-(2).20 In the Sulfite process for paper manufacture. sodium bisulfite and sulfur dioxide ca. which resulted in injury to the operator. Q-(3) Q. Groupl Group 2 P.Q. Q-(4) P-(3). The scale actually indicated 0 to 100% of a temperature range of 0 to 200 "C.17 Select the most appropriate pump from Group 2 to handle each fluid flow given in Group I. (A) if its diameter is less than 20m (8) if its diameter is more than SOm (e) if the thickness of the roof is more than that of the cylindrical shell (D) whatever is the diameter 0'. The actual set-point temperature was 100 °e (A) 200°C (8) 60°C (e) 120 -c (D) Q. Q-( 1) P-(2). the 'cooking liquor' is (A) (B) (C) (D) magnesium bisulfite and sulfur dioxide in acid medium magnesium sulfite and magnesium dicarbonate sodium sulfite and magnesium sulfite sodium sulfite. Q-( 4) P-( 4). The operator set the set-point of the temperature controller at 60. 5/36 . Highly viscous fluid now Q.18 A cylindrical storage tank can have a self supported conical roof. This caused a runaway reaction by overpressurizing the vessel.19 Which of the following is desirable in gasoline but undesirable in kerosene? (A) Aromatics [C) Naphthenic Acid (8) Mercaptans (D) Paraffins Q.16 An operator was told to control the temperature of a reactor at 60°C.

where i = r-I then 4 the derivative of z.22 A and B' are two 3 x 3 matrix such that -- and ~ = 2 . 75 carry two marks each.Ol (t. Q.i is (A) Q (B) 2 (e) (D) does not exist Q.Q.25 Evaluate the foHowing integral (n 0) within the area ofa triangle with vertices (O.~=~ !J.6/36 . 21 to Q.2] If z = x + iy is a complex number. is (C) r the rank of matrix (A) r = 2 (B) r < 3 s3 (D) r =3 Q.j (A) 0 (B) 1/.24 The directional derivative of f=!~X2 2 is +y2 at (1. at 2 +.1) in the direction of h =i.23 The solution of the following differential equation IS (A) 0 (8) 2 +ce 2 (D) 2x+cxe 2 Q.O) and ( "# (C) J2 (D) 2 Q.I) (e) (counter-clockwise) (A) 0 (B) 1j(n + 1) 1/2 (D) n/2 CH. Then d=l~2 ! :1..

lm x < 120J1m. 0.0035 (C) 20. 0. b p a II (A) AU. Q are different CH-7136 . Q.28 (8) Ts ] (C) -) S2 (D) does not exist The thickness of a conductive coating in micrometers has a probability density function of 600x-2 for J 00 J. one reversible and one irreversible.30 For the two paths as shown in the figure.29 If the percent humidity of air (30 "C. W are same (8) &U is same (D) AU.83 )lID.2.. W are same (C) Q.7.83 11m2 Q.m2 (D) 109. total pressure 100 kPa ) is 24 % and the saturation pressure of water vapor at that temperature is 4 kPa. 1 jJ.0055 (D) 18.m2 ~C) 105 urn.l. 0. to change the state of the system from a to b. 11 Ilm2 (8) 33.Q.39 urn.2.0062 (8) 25.26 The family of curves that is orthogonal to xy=c is (8) y=c)x Q.0035 Q. 0. The mean and the variance of the < coating thickness is (A) 1 urn. 108. the percent relative humidity and the absolute humidity of air are (A) 25. 33.39 J.27 The Laplace transform of is (A)t Q.

216 m)/kg.Pdv is (A) (OTI8v)s (C) (aTI8P)s = «(}vIas)? = .503 m3/kg . s = 6. the Maxwell's relation obtained from the fundamental property relation du= Tds . u = 2579 kJlkg.31 For a pure substance.055 kJ/kg-K T = 175°C. W.Q.32 Which of the following represents the Carnot cycle (ideal engine) (A) p ? 0 v T (8) v 0 T (C) 0 s (D) 0 p Q. Data: T = J 7SaC. s = 7.v = 0.33 2 kg of steam in a piston-cylinder device at 400 kPa and 175°C undergoes a mechanically reversible. required for the process. P == 400 kPa -. isothermal compression to a final pressure such that the steam becomes just saturated.8/36 . u = 2606 kJ/kg .(8s18Ph Q.622 kJlkg-K (A) 0 kJ (8) 230 kJ (C) 334kJ (D) 388 kJ CH.v = 0. vapor -.(8Plas)v (D) Coy/aT)p (8) (8P/8T)v == (as/fJv'}r = . What is the work. satd.

' L I • Outlet ___ --- --.9=O (1-&)" Q..004 m2 respectively.£)" (B) (l-£f £(2 -t:) -0.2 and 3 are 0.3 = 0 =0 (I . J ~ r> \2.35 • .0. 1f the pressures at the points 1 and 3 arc 270 kPa and 240 kPa respectively. then the pressure at point 2 is lnlet . • A pipeline system carries crude oil of density 800 kg/m). All the three branches are in a horizontal plane and the friction is negligible.9 =0 s (I-c Y -0. The cross sectional areas of the branches 1. the equation in terms of the extent of reaction E (in mols) at equilibrium is (A) £(2 (C) t) _ 0.28 ml/s.008 and 0. The standard Gibbs free energy change of reaction at these conditions is AgO = 4000 j/mol.012. The volumetric flow rate at point 1 is 0./ Outlet (A) 202 kPa (8) 240 kPa (C) 284 kPa (D) 355 kPa 5/121 FoodlO8-CH-2A. CH.3 (0) C(2-~)_O.34 Vapor phase hydration ofC~H~ to ethanol b) the following reaction attains equilibrium at 400 K and 3 bar. For 2 moles of an equimolar feed of ethylene and steam. 0.9/36 .

____ Flow in (A) 1574 N Q..10/36 S/121 Foodlll6-CH-2B .I . It is then pushed out by the application of a constant force F to the plunger as shown in the figure. which is connected to two pipes by flexible hoses that transmit no force.1 m.. The horizontal force F required to keep the elbow in position is 2 Flow out ~v. Water with density 1000 kg/rrr' flows at velocity of 10 mls through the pipe. Assuming lam inar flow and pseudo steady state. The gauge pressure at points I and 2 are 304 kPu and 253 kPa respectively._-_-'-Flexible coupling _ --.~[J::... the time required to expel one ha If of the liquid out of the tube is L (A) 3trJd} F (8) 31Q...36 The figure shows the idealized view of a return elbow or U bend..--. r.ij"---.JlY F (C) 6trpl} F (D) 6trpDL F CH.Q.37 (8) 1970 N (C) 5942 N (0) 7533 N A tube of diameter D and length L is initially filled with a li~uid of density p and viscosity f. which has a uniform ID of 0.

2bQl~ -i« CH.2 (D) a 4 • (C) 2a . Q/2 (A) 2a-~bQ2 (8) 2a-bQ. The expression for the total head increase l::J{ =H2- HI in terms of a and b and the total flowrare Q. for this configuration is given by 12 H2 HI Q.H = a . The head increase !1H across a single such pump varies with flowrate Q according to :J.11/36 .bQ'Z .Q.38 The figure shows a series-parallel configuration of three identical centrifugal pumps.

[fthe density of the flowing fluid is p and the density of the manometer fluid is P". the velocity of the fluid at the throat can be obtained from the expression CH. inclined at 45° to the vertical (as shown in the figure) is measured with the help of a manometer to estimate the flowrate of a fluid flowing through it..12/36 .Q.39 The pressure differential across a vemurimeter.

PI': density of the particle. dp: diameter of the particle and viscosity of the fluid. the terminal velocity of particles for centrifugal sedimentation is given by V.5) in seconds to traverse a distance of 0 .8 QAl (B) 5.. == 0.0001 rn. P : density of the fluid. the time taken for a particle (d. 5 m from the liquid surface is 0 Surface of I~uid Bowl.40 In the Stokes 2.13/36 .001 kg/m. Q) : angular velocity. wall L) I I Axis of roteron ~ 20 em (A) 4.• Q. = Q)lr{pp .8 (C) 6. sp.8 (D) 7. Jt : In a Bow! centrifugal classifier operating at 60 rpm witb water (J.s ).p)i!/18Jt where.8 For the two long concentric cylinders with surface areas Aland A2• the view factor Fn is given by 2 (A)O (8) 1 CH.l = 0. r : distance of the particle from the axis of rotation.

15m and Lco=: O. p = 1000 kg/rrr' Viscosity. Under steady state operating conditions. is calculated as air h:.> 20 W/(m K) and kc=50 W/(m K). Given the following data for water Density. the thermal conductivity k8 (W/(mK) of the material B. (C) 0.03 Water enters a thin walled tube (L= 1 m. (A) 28 (B) 37 (C) 62 (D) 96 CH.53 -La Le. D =3 mm) at an inlet temperature of 9~C and mass flow rate 0. = 4184 J/kglk Inside heat transfer coefficient h ""12978 W/(ml K). 25 Ts. the inner surface temperature T" is 600 DC and the oven air temperature is TO' "" 800 DC. thickness LA.3m.o kif k8 kc I: LA (A) 35 QA3 (B) 1.15m.l W/m2K Ts.66 (D) 0. the outer surface temperature T~a is 20 DC.42 The composite wall of an oven consists of three materials A. L8= O. O.015 kg/so The tube wall is maintained at a constant temperature of 271le. inner-wall heat transfer coefficient h = 25 W/(m2 K). the outlet temperature of water in DC is. ~ = 489 10.Q. For the following data thermal conductivities k.6 Nslm2 Specific heat C.14/36 . Band C..

mlet temperature of cold water = 20°C the overall heat transfer coefficient is 500 Wfm2K.45 (8) 2. the expression liquid layer 0 as a function oftirne t is given by Vapor Tsat J-fquid __ =-_-: Cooling water pipe CH. specific heats of oil = 6000 J/kgK spec ific heat of cold water -.1 (C) 3 (D) 4.4 kg/s. its latent heat of vaporisation A and density PI are known.:. < Tsnl while its side walls are insulated. The thermal conductivity k/ of the liquid. mass flowrates of the hot fluid= 0.25 kg/s. 4184 J/kgK the inlet and exit temperature of the hot fluid is I SO°c and 100°C respectively. the heat transfer area in m'. Assume the jacket is well-mixed.26 Consider a liquid stored in a container exposed to its saturated vapor at constant temperature T SIll' The bottom surface of the container is maintained at a constant temperature T.. mass flow rate of cold water = 0.Q.82 Q. For the following data.15/36 .44 A hot fluid entering a well-stirred vessel is cooled by feeding cold water through a jacket around the vessel. is (A) 1.. Assuming a for the growth of the linear temperature distribution in the liquid.

Sand P P. (C) (D) dz I-xw [CDWA dz =0 ~[rCDW. air water CA) '!!"'[r: dz I-x". The temperatures of the gas and the liquid media are identical and constant. Q.:: dz CH.4 dz 1. P) square pitch permit the use of more tubes in a gi\ en shell diameter Q) the tube side clearance should not be less than one fourth of the tube diameter R) baffle spacing is not greater than the diameter of the shell or less than one-fifth of the shell diameter S) The pressure drop on the tube side is less than 10 psi Pick out the correct combination of'TRUE' statements from the following: (A) (8) (C) (D) Q.!!. Rand S are some of the important considerations in the design of a shell and tube heat exchanger.47 P. CDWA dxu] = 0 dz dxw] (8). Derive the governing equation for 1:ek..mining the concentration profile of water vapour in the gas medium..46 The following list of options P... R and S The following figure depicts steady one-dimensional diffusion of water vapour from the surface of water taken in a conical flask at room temperature.]. [reDwA dz Xw dxw] dz =0 0 dt". Neglect change of level of water due to condensation. Q. Q and R Q.J 6/36 .!!.Q.. Rand S R.

[a 10g(1!A) of the liquid leaving tray m. If the kettle-type reboiler is replaced by a thermo-syphon reboiler..[a Q. time required for drying (in sees) from initial weight of 4 kg to 3 kg is (A) 1000 (B) 1500 (C) 2000 (D) 2500 Q..::4)+::4] -x . It took 1000 sees for the weight of the sheet to reduce to 1.. -x . was dried from both the sides under constant drying rate period. Under the same drying rate and other conditions.. Initially.l.50 It is desired to reduce the concentration of pyridine in 500 kg of aqueous solution from 20 weight percent to 5 wt percent in a single batch extraction using chlorobenzene as solvent.( r. The amount of pure solvent required in kg for the operation is (A) 607 .48 In a distillation operation. the analytical equation. eight percent of pyridine-water-ch lorobenzene are (5. Equilibrium compositions (end points of the tie line) in terms of v.Q.. A tog[Xm- .) x. 95.. it is desired to have a very high purity bottom product. for the exhausting section will be (e) Np -m = log.15 kg. a kettle-type reboiler is used at the bottom of the column and the following analytical equation is used to obtain the equilibrium trays in the exhausting section of the column IOg[Xm N p- m + 1= Xk• x"fa (1. 0. Tray m is the last where xm is the composition equilibrium tray obtained by a McCabe Thiele graph of the exhausting section.(8) 639 (e) 931 (0) 1501 5/121 Foodl06-CH-3 CH· 17136 .49 A 50cm X 50 cm X 1 em flat wet sheet weighing 2 kg initially. 0) and (II. Another 1m X lrn X Icrn flat sheet is to be dried from one side only. 89)./a (I -:4)+ A] x.

51 Benzene in an air-benzene mixture is to be reduced from 5.01 a v o / / L V v /_ :/ / IT'· .06 0.02 0. I I I . the conversion of reactant A based on moles of A fed at t = 2 min is (A) '0.01 0.18/36 .07 0.benzene mixture is 10 molls while benzene free wash oil comes in at '9.03 am 0.2 mot % in the feed to '0. The inlet flowrate of air.04 I I 0.136 (8) 0.05 v 0.5 mol % by contacting with wash oil in a multistage countercurrent gas absorber.08 0.03 0.5 molls. The reactor is fed with the reactant A at a constant rate of 1 liter/min having feed concentration equal to 1 mol/liter.52 (B) 1'0 (C) 8 (0)6 A well-stirred reaction vessel is operated as a semi-batch reactor in which it is proposed to conduct a liquid phase first order reaction of the type A ~ B. / / I / / V / i / VS X I I .57 (D) '0. 0.Q.06 0. The reactor is initially empty.43 (C) 0. .864 CH. Given k = 1 min -I.07 0. the number of equilibrium stages required to achieve the above separation is v: 0.08 x (A) 12 Q.05 0. . If the equilibrium curve is given as = X • where y' and X are equilibrium mole ratios of benzene in air and benzene in oil.04 0.

lI).19/36 . = T _ (d ei Ml}VC AOe- b VAt (D).5 (e) 2 and 4/3 (D) 8 CH. ~.5Iitl(mol)(min)~ CAD =10 mol/litre. U. V • initial concentration as CAD> overall heat transfer coefficient. the solution for F /V (flow rate/reactor volume in min") yields (A) 6. The cooling water flows at a very high rate through a coil immersed in the reactor such that there is neglligible rise in its temperature from inlet to outlet of the coil.Q. == 1 min-I. the required cooling water inlet cl VA t.7 (B) 6 and 0. volume of the reactor. T =T- (-Mf)VC"o VAt Q.54 The following liquid phase reaction is taking place in an isothermal CSTR A 2A k2=1 min": k" Ie) )B )D kl )C Reaction mechanism is same as the stoichiometry given above.53 A liquid phase exothermic tirst order reaction is being conducted in a batch reactor under isothermal conditions by removing heat generated in the reactor with the help of cooling water. Given k. CBO=O mol/litre and CB == 1 moVlitre. heat transfer area of the coil is equal to A.M)VkCAOe-.tJ. is given by the following equation: (A) T <'I = T _ (-Mf)ncAO UA (8) T (C) =T_ (. If the rate constant is given as k > heat of reaction (. Js=0.

dp 4 FAo 2 4 XA 0.0 .57 strong pore diffusion control diffusion free intermediate role by pore diffusion external mass transfer A packed bed reactor converts A to R by first order reaction with 9 mm pellets in strong pore diffusion regime to 63..55 A pulse of concentrated KCI solution is introduced as tracer into the fluid entering a reaction vessel having volume equal to I m3 and flow rate equal to I m3/min .865 CII. = 1/3 m3 Vm = 1/2m3. Find the role played by pore diffusion in the run given below.Q. The concentration of tracer measured in the fluid leaving the vessel is shown in the figure given below. (A) 0. Agitation rate was found to have no effect on conversion. are c 2. mixed flow volume..::1/2 mJ..S6 Vd = l/6m3 The first order reaction of A to R is run in an experimental mixed flow reactor.39 (B) 0. CAO is J 00 and W is fixed. The flow model parameters that..20/36 . tit the measured RTD in terms of one or all of the following mixing elements. If 18 rnrn pellets are used what is the conversion..2% level.. Vp. V"" and dead space.4 6 (A) (B) (e) (D) Q..61 (C) 0.8 0.. Vd.632 (D) 0. volume of plug flow reactor. namely. (A) Vp (C) = 1/6 It! m) Vm .. m) = 1/6 m3 (D) Vm =5/6 Q. Vd = 1/3 m3 Vd (B) Vp = V ~ = Vd = 1/3 m) r.

plug flow reactor 35 3 45 ca. plug flow reactor (B) Low CAD' increasing T.21/36 .S9 (B) 4865.3 Determine the level of C.Q. temperature profile (high. activation energy temperature ( E I R ) of the first order reaction. mixed flow reactor (D) High CAD' decreasing T.2 (D) 13183.8 Q.. low. plug flow reactor (e) High C 40' decreasing T.58 The following rate-concentration data are calculated from experiment. Find the d" ) CA 20 40 40 -r . of the desired product 4 ---+)c R __ 3 --+) Sdesired A 2 )U f1 2 nJ 25 CA) High CAO' increasing T. decreasing) which will favor the formation indicated in the reaction scheme given below . intermediate).f T 480 480 500 2 2 I 2 3 (A) 2432.6 (e) 9731. (high. low. IO increasing.

.60 The dynamic model for a mixing tank open to atmosphere at its top as shown below is to be written.q" dV (C) dl =Ql+Q2-Q4' (D) dl =ql +qZ-Q3-qu dV dV CH. The objective of mixing is to cool the hot water stream entering the tank at a flow rate q2 and feed temperature of T.22/36 .Q. (8) dl = q. A water stream is drawn from the rate of q4 by a pump and the level in the tank is proposed to be another water stream at a flow rate q3. with a cold water feed stream entering the tank at a flow rate ql tank bottom at a flow controlled by drawing other heat losses from and feed temperature of To. Neglect evaporation and the tank The dynamic model for the tank is given as dV (A) dt = ql + q2 -q].

iv-d. iii-c. --lOs + 1 iii.-- . iii-c.2e-1o. ii-a.--- . iv-b. v-b (8) i-a.v-d CH. iv-e. v-d (D) i-e. ii-a.5{. j i-b.Q.1 s ya -1 v. 4s2+4s+1 3 2 ii.-- 4s +3 2s+ 1 (A) i-e. -5 -20s + 1 -0. ii-c.2.23/36 .4s + 1) I. IV. v-e (C) i-b. ill-a. iv-d.6J Match the transfer functions with the responses to a unit step input shown in the figure. iii-c. .

Q-8. C'P -0 _. Csp represents a concentration setpoint. The third root is in the right half plane CH. S-9 The first two rows of Routh's tabulation of a third order equation are 2 4 2 4 Select the correct answer from the following choices: (A) The equation has one root in the right half s-plane (B) The equation has two roots on the j axis at s == j and -j. Tel·· •••• . S-6 Q. R-8.63 (8) P-l. S-9 (C) P-I O. Q·7. The third root is in the left halfpJane (C) The equation has two roots on the j axis at s = 2j and s== -2j. R-9. Q-4.62 Consider the following instrumentation diagram for a chemical reactor.Q. S-7 (0) P·I. R-5. R-6. (D) The equation has two roots on the j axis at s= 2j and s=-2j. The third root is in the left halfplane.24/36 . Match the items in group I with the corresponding items given in column B. Column A P) control strategy Q) primary control variable R) slowest controller S) fastest controller Column B I) feed forward control 2) cascade control 3) concentration in the reactor 4) reactor temperature 5) jacket temperature 6) concentration controller 7) reactor temperature controller 8) jacket temperature controller 9) flo'w controller 10) selective control (A) P-2. Q-3.

Q-l. R-3 (D) P-4. T (D) R.65 A pump has an installed cost ofRs. Q.Q. after depreciation by the double declining balance method. of P) Plate columns are preferred when the operation involves liquids containing suspended solids .. R) The pressure drop through packed towers is more than the pressure drop through plate columns designed for the same duty.64 Given the following statements listed from P to T. tert-dodecyl mercaptan R. S) Packed columns are preferred when large temperature changes are involved in d isri llation operat ion s. S. Q. R-4 (8) P-4. The ID of the outer pipe is IOcm with a wall thickness of 1ern. (A)T. T eC) S. Q-3.66 In a double pipe heat exchanger the JD and 00 of the inner pipe are 4cm and Scm respectively. Q-l. P (Ia) P. R-2 (C) P-4. potassium pyrophosphate Group 2 (I) buffer (2) catalyst (3) modifier (4) monomer (A) P-l. T) Packed towers are cheaper than plate towers if highly corrosive fluids must be handled.21 Q. select the correct combination TRUE statements firom the choices that follow this list. at the end of6 years is (A) 4295 (B) 10486 (C) 21257 (D) 37600 0. The salvage value of the pump is zero at the end of 10 years. 0) Packed towers are preferred if the liquids have a large foaming tendency. 40. S Q.000 and a 10 year estimated life. Q-4.6 (C) 6. the equivalent diameters (in em) of tile annulus for heat transfer and pressure drop respectively are (A) 15. R-l CH- 25/36 .7 Match the chemicals in Group I with their function in Group 2 Groupl P. R.6.5 (Ia) 21. 19 (D) 15. Then. The pump value (in rupees). styrene Q.

~-3 (D) P·3. Q-I. R-2 eC) P-3.69 (B) P-3. lithium stearate Q. o-i. R-2 (A) P-l. Q-2.70 Match the Petrochemical derivative in Group I with the raw materials in Group 2 Groupl P) acrylonitrile Q) ammonia R) dodecene Groupl (I) methane (2) ethane (3) ethylene (4) propylene (8) P-2. R-4 CH. R-I Q. Q-2. Q-4. magnesium stearate R. Q-3. Q-l. aluminium sulphate Group 1 (I) cosmetics (2) paper (3) dry Cleaning (4) greases (A) P-2. Q-3. R-I Q. R-l (D) P-4. Gi'oupl P. Q-l. R-4 (A) P-2. R-3 (0) P-4. Q-4. Q-3. R-2 (C) P-4.Q. Groupl P) Rayon Q) OrIon R) Dacron Group 2 (1) polyamide (2) polyester (3) cellulose (4) acrylic (8) P-3. R-2 Match the synthetic fibres in Group 1 with their classification in Group 2.26/36 .68 Match the product in Group 1 with its application in the industries of Group 2.

Flow controller: 67% controller: 67%. The pressure transmitter has a range of 0 to 6 bar(g) and the flow transmitter range is 0 to 81 nm3lhr. 40%. The control valve has linear characteristics and is fail-open (air to close). so that no offset occurs in either controller are (A) Pressure (B) Pressure (e) Pressure (D) Pressure Q.Common Data Questions Common Data for Questions 71.27/36 .73 controller. set point and control variable are expressed in percentage transmitter output(% TO). the proportional band setting of the pressure controller required to obtain a set point to the flow controller equal to S4 nm3lhr is (A) 50% (8) 100% (e) 150% (D) 187% CH. Flow controller: 33% controller: 60% .71 A cascade control system for pressure control is shown in the figure given below. The normal flow rate through the valve is 32. Proportional gain is expressed in the units of % controller output (CO/%TO).73: Q. the valve must be 40% opened.4 nmllhr corresponding to the value of set point for pressure = lbar(g) and to give the flow.72 The bias values for the two controllers. Error.72. Flow controller: 60% controller :33%. Flow controller: 40% Given that the actual tank pressure is 4 bar(g) and a proportional controller is employed for pressure control. The types of action for the two controllers are (A) direct acting for the pressure control and direct acting far the flow control (8) indirect acting for the pressure control and indirect acting for the flow control (C) direct acting for the pressure control and indirect acting for the flow control (D) indirect acting for the pressure control and direct acting for the flow control Q.

76 Questions: Q.76 to Q. 75: batch reactor liquid phase reaction is taking place in an isothermal Feed concentration = 1mol/litre The time at which the concentration of B will reach its maximum value is given by (A) I = _!_ In(!J.28/36 .Common Data for Questions Q.& 77: A methanol-water vapor liquid system is at equilibrium at 60 QC and 60 kPa. (8) t = __ I_In(k2) k.8. Vapor pressure of methanol and water at 60°C are 85 kPa and 20 kPa respectively.L) k~ k2 of 8 wi II become zero is given by the f01l0\\ ing Q.74 The following 74.3 1.85 carry two marks eaeh. what is the activity coefficient of water in the liquid phase? (A) (e) 0. _2 (D) t = _!__ In(!!. Assuming vapor phase to be an ideal gas mixture.75 The time at wh ich the concentration equation: (8) . k2 -k..2 (D) 7. k~ I (C) f =-In k2 (k) k. apor is 0.) k.6 (8) 1.5 CH. = 00 I CD) t =- kl Linked Answer Statement Q. The mole fraction of methanol in liquid is 0. for Linked Answer Questions 76 .5 and in.

78 for Linked Answer Questions 78 & 79: A simplified flowsheet is shown in the figure for production of ethanol from ethylene.7 422 (B) (D) 388 3227 Statement 0. The conversion of ethylene in the reactor is 3D % and the scrubber following the reactor completely separates ethylene (as top stream) and ethanol and water as bottoms.H.0 (C) 1020 (D) 150. C2HsOH (g) for an azeotrope product rate of 50. C. The last (distillation) column gives an ethanol-water azeotrope (9.77 What is the excess Gibbs free energy (gE • in J/mol ) of the liquid mixture? (A) (C) 9. the recycle gas flowrate in rnols/hr is (A) Q.Q.0.79 30 (B) 42.0 CH. the water flowrate in mols/hr from the distillation column as bottoms is (A) 17.0 For the same process. The recycle to purge ratio is 34.0 (8) 22. The reaction is: C2~ (g) + H20 (g) ---.0 (C) 270 (D) 43.0 mol % ethanol) as the final product and water as waste.0 mols/hr.0mollhr and wash water for scrubbing is 20 % of the condensables coming out of the reactor.29/36 . iffresh H20 feed to the reactor is 6.

The final. only heat removal allowed).80 44 kg ofC)Hs is burnt with 1160kg of air (Mol. If this is to be achieved only by doing work on the system (no heat addition.83 (C) 33 °C (0) 100°C The cylinder insulation is now removed and the piston is pushed back to restore the system to its initial state.33°C Q.3 (e) 83. The smaller part of volume 0. friction] . piston. 0. as shown in the figure. temperature is (B) . and 14 kg of CO = 29) to produce 88 kg of CO2 What is the percent excess air used? (A) S5 Q.3 Statement Q. The other part is evacuated.8] (8) 60 (C) 6S (D) 68 What is the % carbon burnt? (A) 63.2 m3 vacuum At certain instant of time t.2 mJ has ess ideal gas at 6 bar pressure and 100 QC. the stopper is removed and the piston moves out freely to the other end. what is the minimum work required? (A) 3.Statement for Linked Answer Questions 80 & 81: Q.6 m3 is initially divided into two parts by a thin. Wt.3 (D) 93.3 (B) 73.4 kJ (B) 107 kJ (C) In kJ (D) 24'0 kJ CH..30/36 .S2 for Linked Answer Questions 82 & 83: A perfectly insulated cylinder of volume 0.

.5) uses water as the medium.84 A fluidized bed (O. MIL (Sl unit) at minimum fluidization condition is (g = 9.8 (D) 28.Sm dia .8S (8) 8820 (C) 12400 (D) 17640 The minimum fluidization velocity (mrn/sec) is (A) 12.Sm high) of spherical particles (diameter= 2000 urn.8 END OF THE QUESTION PAPER CH.8 (8) 15.8 (C) 24. (Sf unit. The Ergun eqn for the system is . The porosity of the bed is 0.4.31/36 .Statement for Linked Answer Questions 84 & 85: Q.O. specific gravity :: 2. Umf in mls ).8 m/sec2) (A) 900 Q.