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Code No.220801 II B.Tech. II-Semester Supplementary Examinations, November-2003 ENERGY ENGINEERING (Chemical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max.Marks:80 Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks ---

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1.a) b) 2.

What are the precautions to be taken during coal storage. Write about inherent losses in coal storage. Write short notes on a) Characterisation factor b) Correlation index c) Base of crude d) Viscosity index What is the composition of natural gas? Why it differs from mine to mine? What are the inorganic constituents present in natural gas? Explain green house effect with a neat schematic. Describe a flat plate collector with a neat schematic. Write about the classification of flat plate collectors based on the type of heat transfer fluid used. Explain the difference between fixed dome type and floating dome type biogas plant. Illustrate the dome type biogas plant with a neat sketch. Explain low temperature system and high temperature system in thermal energy storage. Explain high temperature fuel cells. Discuss the various functional elements of solid waste management. *** *** ***

3.a) b) 4.a) b) 5.a) b) 6. 7. 8.

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Code No.220801 II B.Tech. II-Semester Supplementary Examinations, November-2003 ENERGY ENGINEERING (Chemical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max.Marks:80 Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks ---

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1.a) b) 2.

Explain the significance of coal constituents based on proximate analysis. Explain the significance of coal constituents based on ultimate analysis. Explain the following terms: a) IBP and FBP b) Side-draw temperature c) Base of crude d) Characterization factor What are natural gas liquids? How are they extracted? Explain with a neat flow sheet. Describe a typical solar air heater with a neat schematic. Explain the principle and working. Give the applications of solar air heaters. What is the composition of a typical ‘Biogas’? Briefly describe the classification of biomass energy resources. Explain briefly the mechanism of secondary batteries as storage of chemical energy.

3. 4. 5.a) b) 6. 7. 8.

Describe the constructions and working of dry cell battery with a neat diagram. Discuss the environmental disasters associated with indiscriminate handling of solid wastes. *** *** ***

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Code No.220801 II B.Tech. II-Semester Supplementary Examinations, November-2003 ENERGY ENGINEERING (Chemical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max.Marks:80 Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks ---

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1.a) b) 2.a) b) 3.a) b) 4.a) b) c) 5.a) b) 6. 7. cell 8.

Discuss the recovery of various by products from coke-oven gas using a detailed flow diagram. What are the important properties of lignite? What are its industrial uses? Describe how desalination of crude is carried out. What is astabilizer? Explain its role for crude and gasoline. How do you obtain LPG from a FCC unit? Explain the treatments required for commercial utility of LPG. Describe the following solar energy storage systems: Chemical energy storage method Hydrogen storage Give the merits and demerits of ocean wave energy. State the main criteria for deciding the location of ocean wave plants. How hydrogen can be produced and mention its uses What is a fuel cell? What are the limitations? Describe the working of a fuel with suitable examples. Write short notes on (a) Hazardous waste disposal (b) Land filling methods (c) Municipal solid waste disposal (d) Hospital solid waste disposal. *** *** ***

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Code No.220801 II B.Tech. II-Semester Supplementary Examinations, November-2003 ENERGY ENGINEERING (Chemical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max.Marks:80 Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks ---

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1.a) b) 2.a) b) 3. 4. 5.a) b) 6. 7. 8.

Write briefly about the various conventional energy resources available. What is meant by carbonization? Discuss the importance of the process. State various catalyst systems practiced in industrial catalytic reforming. Differentiate regenerative and non-regenerative platforming processes. What is Merox process? Explain the process for sweetening of light petroleum fractions. What is a solar pond? Describe a non-convective solar pond with a good schematic. Explain the principle of operation. Give applications of solar ponds. State the essential features of a probable site for a wind farm. Explain how is a wind farm controlled? Write a note on (a) Sensible heat storage (b) Latent heat storage. What is solar pond? How does the solar pond work? Describe in detail about solar pond power plants? How do you dispose coal wastes, petroleum wastes and hospital waste? *** *** ***