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Q. No. 1 – 25 Carry One Mark Each Q.1 The number of emails received on six consecutive days is 11, 9, 18, 18, 4 and 15, respectively. What are the median and the mode for these data? (A) 18 and 11, respectively (C) 13 and 12.5, respectively Explanations:B By arranging the data in ascending order, the data is 4, 9, 11, 15, 18, 18 (B) 13 and 18, respectively (D) 12.5 and 18, respectively

Median =

11 + 15 = 13 2

Mode=Maximum number of times occurred value =18 Q.2 For two rolls of a fair die, the probability of getting a 4 in the first roll and a number less than 4 in the second roll, up to 3 digits after the decimal point, is

Explanations:We known that, if two dice are thrown then total number of out comes =62=39 Let E be the event of getting 4 in the first roll and a number less than 4 is the second. Then favorable cases to occur E are (4,1) (4,2), (4,3)

Re quired probability =

3 1 = = 0.0833 36 12

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Which of the following statements are TRUE? P. The eigen values of a symmetric matrix are real Q. The value of the determinant of an orthogonal matrix can only be +1 R. The transpose of a square matrix A has the same eigen values as those of A S. The inverse of an ‘n × n’ matrix exists if and only if the rank is less than ‘n’ (A) P and Q only (B) P and R only (C) Q and R only (D) P and S only

Explanations:B P and R are true

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ex (A) x +C e −1
 ex  (C) ln  x +C  e − 1
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ln 1 − e − x + C

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A gaseous system contains H2, I2, and HI, which participate in the gas-phase reaction

2 HI

H2 + I2

At a state of reaction equilibrium, the number of thermodynamic degrees of freedom is Explanations:As we know F = C − P + 2 Here C = 2, P = 1 so F = 2 − 1 + 2 F =3

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The thermodynamic state of a closed system containing a pure fluid changes from (T1, p1) to (T2, p2), where T and p denote the temperature and pressure, respectively. Let Q denote the heat absorbed (> 0 if absorbed by the system) and W the work done (> 0 if done by the system). Neglect changes in kinetic and potential energies. Which one of the following is CORRECT? (A) Q is path-independent and W is path-dependent (B) Q is path-dependent and W is path-independent (C) (Q − W) is path-independent (D) (Q+W) is path-independent

Explanations:C Q − W = ∆U
∆U which solely depends only on initial and final temperature. It is independent of path.

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the isotherm passing through ‘c’ satisfies (A) (C) ∂p ∂2p < 0. 2 < 0 ∂v ∂v ∂p ∂ 2p = 0. the gauge pressure at the bottom of the tank in Pa is Pbottom = (2) ρ2g + (1) ρ1g = (2 × 800 × 10) + (1000 × 10) = 16000 + 10000 = 26000PA 2m −1  dV    V  dP T Explanations:- 1m Q.1 institute for GATE training 3 .gateforum. 2 = 0 ∂v ∂v Explanations:D At critical point  ∂2P   ∂P   2 =  =0  ∂V T  ∂V T Q. Isothermal compressibility = Unit of β is Pascal-1 Q. If g = 10 m/s2. At the critical point ‘c’.India’s No.007 dV dy 0.3  dV  where   is the velocity gradient.10 The apparent viscosity of a fluid is given by 0. under static conditions.7 www. 2 = 0 ∂v ∂v ∂p ∂2p = 0.|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| Q.9 An open tank contains two immiscible liquids of densities (800 kg/m3 and 1000 kg/m3) as shown in the figure. The fluid is  dy  (B) Dilatants (C) Pseudoplastic (D) Thixotropic (A) Bingham plastic Explanations:- B For non Newtonian fluid τ=η du du =K dy dy n−1 du dy GATEFORUM. 2 < 0 ∂v ∂v (B) (D) ∂p ∂2p > 0.com An equation of state is explicit in pressure p and cubic in the specific volume v.8 The units of the isothermal compressibility are (A) m-3 (B) Pa-1 (C) m3 Pa-1 (D) m-3 Pa-1 Explanations:B β.

1 institute for GATE training 4 . ∂ρ + ∇ ( ρu) = 0 ∂t Q.|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| Here η is apparent viscosity Compare it. the Fanning friction factor is (A) 0. the profile of the θ − component of the velocity Vθ can be approximated by.11 ur The mass balance for a fluid with density (ρ) and velocity vector V (A) (C) ( ) is ur ∂ρ + ∇. is flowing under steady state conditions. therefore fluid is dilatent Q. The outer cylinder is rotating with an angular velocity of Ω while the inner cylinder is stationary.12 An incompressible Newtonian fluid.046 Re−0.13 (B) (r − R 2 ) (R 2 − R 1 ) rΩ (C) (r + R 1 ) (R 2 + R 1 ) R1Ω (D) (r − R 1 ) (R 2 − R 1 ) R2 Ω For a Newtonian fluid flowing in a circular pipe under steady state conditions in fully developed laminar flow.2 (B) 0.007 du dy 0. ( ∇ρ ) = 0 ∂t ∂ρ ur − V. R1 R2 r Ω R1 ≤ r ≤ R 2 (A) R 2 Ω Explanations:.D Q.3 n > 1.125 Re0.3 ⇒ η = 1. ρV = 0 ∂t ( ) (B) (D) ∂ρ ur + V. η = K du dy n−1 www.V = 0 ∂t ( ) Explanations:A Equation of continuity. Given that (R 2 − R1 ) R1 .com = 0.0014 + 24 Re 0.3 η − 1 = 0. filled in an annular gap between two concentric cylinders of radii R1 and R2 as shown in the figure.India’s No. ( ∇ρ ) = 0 ∂t ur ∂ρ + ρ ∇.32 (C) 16 Re (D) GATEFORUM.gateforum.

1 institute for GATE training 5 .gateforum. then (A) the clear opening decreases (B) the clear opening increases (C) the clear opening is unchanged (D) the wire diameter increases Explanations:A Here mesh number increases As we know clear openings ∝ Clear opening decreases 1 mesh number Q.16 The effectiveness of a heat exchanger in the ε − NTU method is defined as (A) (B) (C) (D) increase in temperature of the cold fluid decrease in temperature of the hot fluid actual exit temperature attained by the cold fluid max imum exit temperature attained by the cold fluid actual exit temperature attained by the hot fluid minimum exit temperature attainable by the hot fluid acutual heat transfer rate max imum possible heat transfer rate from hot fluid to cold fluid Explanations:D GATEFORUM.15 Taking the acceleration due to gravity to be 10 m/s2. f = Q.2 × 10) Q. when the mesh number increases from 3 mesh to 10 mesh.India’s No.5 m in diameter and having a tangential velocity of 20 m/s near the wall is_____ Explanations:Separation factor = V2 202 = = 160 rg (0.com In the Tyler standard screen scale series.|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| Explanations:C For fully developed laminar flow Fanning friction function.14 16 Re www. the separation factor of a cyclone 0.

18 (S) Nucleate convection (Q) Film boiling A hole of area 1 cm2 is opened on the surface of a large spherical cavity whose inside temperature is maintained at 727 °C. the following phenomena were observed.India’s No. σ = 5. S (B) S. when compared to that with the old packing. The height of the packing and the inlet conditions are maintained the same as before.67×10-8 which the energy is emitted (in W) by the cavity through the hole. Assuming black body radiation. R. S (D) P. R. S. Film boiling R.17 In a pool boiling experiment. for black body. The value of Stefan-Boltzmann W/m2-K4. T = 273 + 727 = 1000k Q = 5. Q Explanations:D Sequence is (P) Natural convection (R) Transition boiling Q.|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| Actual heat transfer Maximum heat transfer www.gateforum. Q. R. P (C) Q.19 ( )( ) 4 ⇒ Q = 5.1 institute for GATE training 6 .com Effectiveness = Q. Q. Tests reveal that the number of transfer units is lower than before.67 W The packing of an existing absorption tower is replaced with a new type of packing. R. will (A) have a higher rate of absorption of the solute from the gas stream (B) have a lower rate of absorption of the solute from the gas stream (C) have the same rate of absorption of the solute from the gas stream (D) have a lower height of transfer unit Explanations:B GATEFORUM. Natural convection Q. Transition boiling S.67 × 10−9 10−4 (1000 ) Q. Nucleate boiling What was the CORRECT sequence of their occurrence? (A) P. P. the rate at constant is 5. This indicates that the tower with the new packing. up to 3 digits after the decimal point. P.67 × 10−8 w / m2 − k 4 A = 1cm2 = 10−4 m2 . is Explanations:As we know Q = σAT 4e e = 1.

India’s No. up to 2 digits after the decimal point. where t is in seconds. The initial concentration of A is 2 mol/m3. Q.20 A wet solid is dried over a long period of time by unsaturated air of nonzero constant relative humidity. If pore diffusion resistance is very high. the ratio rA2/rA1 is GATEFORUM. At 3 seconds from the start of the reaction.632 An isothermal liquid phase zero order reaction A → B (k = 0.5 mol/m3-s) is carried out in a batch reactor. A first order liquid phase reaction (k = 0.23 mol m3 The overall rates of an isothermal catalytic reaction using spherical catalyst particles of diameters 1 mm and 2 mm are rA1 and rA2 (in mol (kg-catalyst)-1 h1 ). E = δ ( t − 4 ) 1 − X A = ∫ e−K δ ( t − 4 ) dt ⇒ 1 − X A = e−4K 0 ∞ K = 0. is Explanations:General equation for first order 1 − X A = ∫ E e−Kt dt 0 ∞ Here. respectively. the concentration of A in mol/m3 is Explanations:For zero order reaction Q.25 s-1) is carried out in this reactor under steady state and isothermal conditions.5 Q.21 The exit age distribution for a reactor is given by E(t) = δ(t − 4).5 × 3) ⇒ C A = 0.25 1 − X A = e ( ) ⇒ X A = 0. The moisture content eventually attained by the solid is termed as the (A) unbound moisture content C) free moisture content (B) bound moisture content (D) equilibrium moisture content Explanations:D Equilibrium moisture is attained by the solid after drying over a long period of time. The other physical properties of the catalyst particles are identical. The mean conversion of the reactant at the exit of the reactor.22 C Ao − CA = Kt C A = CAo − Kt = 2 − ( 0.|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| www. Q.1 institute for GATE training 7 .gateforum.25 s−1 −4 0.com Here NTU is lowered which suggests that new packing have a lower rate of absorption of solute from the gas stream in comparison to old packing.

R-1.5 d2 2 1 diameter Q. No. S-2 Explanations:B (P) Viscosity (Q) Pressure (R) Velocity (S) Temperature - Group 2 (1) Pyrometer (2) Hot wire anemometer (3) Rheometer (4) Piezoelectric element (B) P-3.1 institute for GATE training 8 . 2.25 Match the following.26 For the function f(z) = 1 (2 − z)(z + 2) The residue at z=2 is___________ Explanations:Given functions f(z) = 1 (2 − z)(z + 2) Poles are z=2 and z=-2 GATEFORUM. R-2. S-1 (D) P-4.com Rate of reaction ∝ = d1 1 = = 0. Q-4. Rheometer Piezoelectric element Hot wire anemometer Pyrometer (P)-3. (S)-1 Q. S-2 (C) P-3. (R)-2. Group 1 (P) Viscosity (Q) Pressure (R) Velocity (S) Temperature (A) P-4. Q-3.|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| Explanations:For high pore diffusion resistance www. (Q)-4.24 In the manufacture of sulphuric acid by the contact process. Q. Q-4.gateforum. 1. S-1 3.India’s No. Q-3. R-2. the catalytic oxidation of SO2 is carried out in multiple stages mainly to (A) increase the reaction rate by providing inter-stage heating (B) increase the overall conversion by providing inter-stage heating (C) increase the overall conversion by providing inter-stage cooling (D) decrease the overall conversion by removing sulphur trioxide between stages Explanations:C To increase the overall conversion interstage cooling is provided. 4. 26 – 51 Carry Two Marks Each Q. R-1.

By u sin g y = 1 at x = 0 − Q. therefore www.28 − 1 = 0 + c ⇒ C = −1 1 1 1 = x −1 ⇒ = 1− x∴ y = y y 1−x The solution of the differential equation d2 y dy dy − + 0.25 z →2 (2 − z)(z + 2) (2 − z)(z + 2) 4 Q.  m −  = 0 ⇒ m = .India’s No. y = 0 at x = 0 = 1 at x = 0 2 dx dx dx A.5x d2 y dy dy − + 0.25y = 0.27 The solution of the differential equation dy − y2 = 0. 4 2 2 2  2 1 2 ∴ y c = (4 + c2 x)e2 .|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| Required answer is residue at z=2 Z=2 is a simple pole.5x Explanations:C (B) (D) 0.5x (C) xe−0. x yp = 0 1 x y = yc + yp = (4 + c2 x)e2 GATEFORUM.5xe− x −xe0.gateforum. given y = 1 at x = 0 is dx (A) 1 1+ x (B) 1 1−x (C) 1 (1 − x ) 2 (D) x3 +1 3 Explanations:B Given DE is dy − y2 = 0 with y=1 at x=0.1 institute for GATE training 9 .25 = 0 1 1 1 1  m − m + = 0.25y = 0.com Re sidue at z=2 = lim(z − 2) z →2 1 1 −1 = − lim(z − 2) = = −0. given y = 0 at x = 0 and = 1 at x = 0 is dx dx2 dx (A) xe0. dx dy = y2 dx ⇒ 1 dy = dx (var iable seperable) y2 Solution is − 1 = x+C y ∫y 1 2 dy = ∫ dx + C.5x − xe−0.5xex − 0.E is m2 − m + 0.

4 n 4 4 xo x x3 − x3 y = e− x 3 x1 0.|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| From the condition y=0 at x=0.4 0.064 x4 0.5 0.027 −0.5 ∫e − x3 dx 0.992 + 0.1 11.1 0.3 0.India’s No. ∴ y = xe0.973 y2 0.001 −0.1 ( 0.001 −0.027 x3 0.064 −0.1 institute for GATE training 10 .882 y4 0.938 ) + 2 ( 0.5x x Q. www.com 0= c1 + c2 (0)  eo ⇒ 4 = 0 To use the second condition differentiate x.1 evaluated by Simpson’s rule using 4 subintervals (up to 3 digits after the decimal point) is______ Explanations:Simpon’s rule is b ∫ f(x)dx = 3  ( y a h 0 + yn ) + 4(sum of of d) + 23 remains  a = 0.008 x2 0.999 + 0.5 − 0.1 × 3.938 y3 0.008 −0.547  = 0.125 0.973)   3  0.2 0.992 y1 0.5 h = 4 h= b − a 0.946   3  0.1 (yo + y 4 ) + 4 ( y1 + y3 ) + 2y2   3  0.881 + 7.4 = = = 0.999 y0 0.1 0.1 b = 0.3849 3  = = = GATEFORUM.72 + 1. 1 x dy 1 1x = ( c1 + c2 x ) e2 + e2 c2 dx 2 1 o 1 = ( c1 + c2 0 ) e + eo c2 2 1 1 = 0   + c2 ⇒ c2 = 1 2 1 y = xe2 .5 ∫e − x3 dx = 0.125 0.29 The value of the integral 0.1 1.882 ) + 4 ( 0.1 0.849 = 0.gateforum.

6 200 1 ( 8. The liquid mole fraction x1 of species 1 is 0.314 J/mol-K. ∆SF = 2 (D) ∆SE = 2.com In a process occurring in a closed system F. If the temperature of E is 300 K and that of F is in the range 380 .4) ( 0. ∆SF = -2 (C) ∆SE = 2.09. the heat transferred from F to the surroundings E is 600 J. The relationship between the diameters of the nozzle at locations 1 and 2 is D1 = 4 D2. up to 2 digits after the decimal point. ∆SF > -2 Explanations:D Tsurr = 300 K. ∆SF < -2 (B) ∆SE = -2.31 A binary liquid mixture is in equilibrium with its vapor at a temperature T = 300 K. Heat transferred from system to surrounding Q = 600 J Entropy charge of surrounding.India’s No.4 and the molar excess Gibbs free energy is 200 J/mol. as shown below and exiting to the atmosphere.4 = 0. The average velocity of the stream at location 2 GATEFORUM.400 K. is Existing to the atmosphere 2 V2 = 16 m / s Explanations:As we know Ge = X1ln γ1 + X2ln γ2 RT X2 = 1 − X1 = 1 − 0. If ln ( γi ) = 0. and γi denotes the liquid-phase activity coefficient of species i. ∆ SE = As we know ∆ Suniverse 〉 0 or Q 600 = = 2J /k Tsurr 300 ∆SE + ∆SF 〉 0 ∆SF 〉 − ∆SE ⇒ ∆SF 〉 − 2 J k Q.1 institute for GATE training 11 . The value of the universal gas constant is 8.6) ln γ2 ∴ lnγ2 = 0. in J/K. are given by (A) ∆SE = 2.|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| Q.0736 Q.gateforum.09) + ( 0.30 www.314) (300) = ( 0.32 Water (density 1000 kg/m3) is flowing through a nozzle. then the value of ln( γ2 ). the entropy changes of the surroundings (∆SE) and system (∆SF).

27 mm.8 ) (1000) ( 9.|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| www. were reduced in size such that 80% of the crushed product passed through a mesh size of 1.54 mm.8 ) Q. is Explanations:- GATEFORUM. Q.34 100 ton/h of a rock feed. The liquid velocity is adjusted such that it is slightly lower than the terminal velocity of the coarse crystals only.India’s No.33 In the elutriation leg of a commercial crystallizer containing a mixture of coarse and very fine crystals of the same material. Assuming steady state and turbulent flow. the power consumption (in kW. a liquid is pumped vertically upward. The power consumption was 100 kW. If 100 ton/h of the same material is similarly crushed from a mesh size of 5.gateforum. to the nearest integer) using Bond’s law.1 institute for GATE training 12 . the gauge pressure in Pa.54 mm. Hence (A) the very fine and coarse crystals will both be carried upward by the liquid (B) the very fine and coarse crystals will both settle at the bottom of the tube (C) the very fine crystals will be carried upward and the coarse crystals will settle (D) the coarse crystals will be carried upward and the very fine crystals will settle Explanations:C If velocity 〈 Terminal velocity then the very fine crystals will be carried upward and the coarse particle will settle.08 mm to a mesh size of 2.com is 16 m/s and the frictional loss between location 1 and location 2 is 10000 Pa. of which 80% passed through a mesh size of 2. at location 1 is Explanations:- Q = A1 V1 = A2 V2 D  VA VA 1 V1 = 2 2 = 2 2 = V2  2  = 16   A1 A1 4  D1  Apply Bernoulli’s Equation P1 V2 P V2 + Z 1 + 1 = 2 + Z2 + 2 ρg 2g ρg 2g 2 2 = 1m / s Z1 = Z2 = ⇒ P2 V2 − V12 + 2 2g ρg 2 (16 ) − 1 = P = 137500 pa 10000 + 1 2 ( 9.

7 kW 100 Q.54 1 1.______ Explanations:- T2 = (1000 + 273) = 373K. the LMTD (in °C) in the new situation is Figure (A) 0 (B) 20 (C) 40 (D) indeterminate Explanations:C ∆T1 = 100 − 80 = 20°c.1 institute for GATE training 13 .08 1 2.54 P2 = 0.005T. Df2 = 5. T1 = (100 + 273) = 373K As we know dQ = CpdT ∫ Q 0 dQ = Q = ∫ (20 + 0. the heat transfer rate reduces to half of the original value.005T ) dT (0.703kJ Q.08.27 mm. Assuming that the flow rates and the physical properties of the fluids do not change.36 In a double pipe counter-current heat exchanger. due to fouling inside the pipe.54 mm Bond' s law statement 1  1  P 1  =K  − ⇒  Dp m Df    P2 = P1 Dp2 1 Dp1 − − 1 Df2 1 Df1 = 1 2.005) T 20 ( T − T ) + ( 2 T1 2 1 T2 2 2 2 − T1 = 20 (1273 − 373) + ) (0. ∆T2 = 60 − 40 = 20°c As ∆T1 = ∆T2 ∆Tlmtd = ∆Tlmtd ∆T1 + ∆T2 20 + 20 = = 20°c 2 2 = 20°c ⇒ Q ∝ ∆Tlmtd ⇒ ∆Tlmtd = ∆Tlmtd2 Q2 1 = = Q1 ∆Tlmtd1 2 20 = 10°c 2 GATEFORUM. During operation. Dp1 = 1.5 J ⇒ Q = 21. Assume no phase change.27 − − 1 www. the temperature profiles shown in the figure were observed.India’s No. P2 = 70.|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| Dp2 = 2.005) (1273 2 2 − 3732 ) = 21703. Df1 = 2.54 mm.com 5. up to 1 digit after the decimal point) to raise the temperature of 1 mole of a solid material from 100°C to 1000°C. The specific heat ( CP ) of the material (in J/mol-K) is expressed as CP = 20 + 0.707. where T is in K.35 Calculate the heat required (in kJ.gateforum.

For a given pipe and certain flow conditions.F = 0.F = 0.37 www.28 Q.84 moles 0. is Explanations:- y* = 1. may be approximated by a linear equation over a narrow range of liquid mole fractions ( 0. up to 2 digits after the decimal point. the number of moles of the residue left behind in the distillation unit. The ratio of the solute mole fraction in the original feed to that in the exit raffinate stream i.325 x A + 0121.W = 0. The feed stream contains a solute which is to be recovered by a pure solvent having a molar flow rate S. Sh = 0. Assume dilute conditions. The linear equilibrium curve relating the mole fractions x and y* of the solute in the raffinate and the extract respectively.2 We get W = 66.28 ) .3) * as follows * y A = 1. x A.025 Re0.325x A + 0.|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| Q.2 As we know Rayleigh Equation F  ln   = W xF ∫ xw dx y − xA * A F  dx ln   = ∫ 1.325x A + 0.com The vapor-liquid equilibrium curve of a binary mixture A-B.India’s No. the mass transfer coefficient kc has been calculated as 1 mm/s using the correlation.gateforum. The solvent is divided equally between these N stages.39 A study was conducted in which water was pumped through cylindrical pipes made of a sparingly soluble solid.38 A crosscurrent cascade of N ideal stages is used to treat a feed stream of molar flow rate E.121 Here y A is the mole of fraction of A in the vapor.w = 0.121 − x A W 0.1 institute for GATE training 14 .28.28 ) is batch distilled to a final residue (x A.2 < xA <0. 100 moles of a feed (x A.6 Sc0.33 GATEFORUM.e. Using the Rayleigh equation. ( x0 / xN ) is given by   mS   (A) 1 +    NE      NS   (C) 1 +    mE    Explanations:- N (B)   mS   1 +    mE      mE   1 +    Ns    N N N (D) A For Cross Current Cascade Equilibrium relation is  Xo  ms   = 1 +   XN  NE    N Q. F = 100 moles A X A. is given by y* = m x.

|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| www. K2   >>> K3 . r1 + r2 + r3 = 0 CH3N  = Assumin g we get. µk remains same K2d2  d2 V2 = K1d1  d1V 1 k 2 (2) = 40.1 institute for GATE training 15 .6 .6 ⇒ k2 = d2 V = 2. K  2 2 % of reaction with represents to  CH3N2   is 1 GATEFORUM.40 The gas phase decomposition of azomethane to give ethane and nitrogen takes place according to the following sequence of elementary reactions.com If the velocity of the fluid and the diameter of the pipe are both doubled.025     DAB  µk   DAB  DAB .  K2  CH3N2   + K3 * 2 K1  CH3N2   2 As it given   is forward in excess amount.6 ( Sc ) 0. in the limit of high concentrations of azomethane.148 2 s Q. 2 = 0.025 (Re ) 0.33  dV   µk  Kd = 0. K3 ≈ θ CH3N2  CH3N2  K1  K CH N  CH3N2   CH3N*  = 1  3 2 2 =  K2  K2 CH3N2   K1 * Rate of formation of ethanol = K3  CH3N2   CH3N2   = K3 .India’s No.33 0. up to 2 digits after the decimal point? Explanations:A Sh = 0.6 mm = 1. is Explanations:- (1) r1 = Rate of formation of CH3N2 = K1 ( CH3N2 ) 2 + * (2) r2 = Rate of disappation of CH3N2 = K2  CH3N2   CH3N2   *   (3) r3 = Rate of disapperance of CH3N* 2 = −K3 CH3N2  At steady state Net rate = 0.6 0. what is the new value of kc in mm/s.gateforum. the order with respect to azomethane in the rate expression for the formation of ethane.6 d1 V1 40. K → ( CH3 )2 N2 +  (CH3 )2 N2 + ( CH3 )2 N2  (CH3 )2 N2  * K  → ( CH3 )2 N2 + ( CH3 )2 N2 ( CH3 )2 N2   * + ( CH3 )2 N2  K  → C2H6 + N2 ( CH3 )2 N2   *  1 2 3 Using the pseudo-steady-state-approximation for [(CH3)2N2]*. k1    0.

S-1 (D) P-3. the % reduction in total volume.16 Vo k 4. S-1 GATEFORUM.gateforum. S-4 Explanations:D (P) Propylene – butanol (Q) Cumene – phenol (R) Butane.42 Match the reactant-product combination in Group 1 with the unit process in Group 2.|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| Q.butadiene (S) Tehylene dicholoride – Vinylchloride (3) Hydroformlysation (4) Peroxidation (2) Dehydrogenation (1) Pyrolysis Group 2 (1) Pyrolysis (2) Dehydrogenation (3) Hydroformylation (4) Peroxidation (B) P-2.41 www.32 × 100 = × 100 V1 9 % Re duction in volume = = 52 Q. R-2.9 9Vo K For two small reaction is series V1 = 2 1 1 = (1 + Kτs ) = 1 − XA 1 − 0. Q-3. to the nearest integer. Q-2. R-4. Q-4. R-2. Group 1 (P) propylene .32v o k V1 − V2 9 − 4.9 = =9 1 − Xn 1 − 0. Q-4.vinyl chloride (A) P-3.9 Kτs = 2.1 institute for GATE training 16 .16 vo Vs = 2. S-1 (C) P-1. R-3.butanol (Q) cumene – phenol (R) butane – butadiene (S) ethylene dichloride . With the same inlet conditions and for the same overall conversion.16 V2 = Vtotal = Vs + Vs V2 = Vtotal = 2Vs = or KVs = 2.India’s No.com A first order liquid phase reaction is carried out isothermally at a steady state in a CSTR and 90% conversion is attained. is Explanations:For a single CST R reaction τ= CAo X A KC Ao (1 − X A ) or Kτ = XA 0. if the CSTR is replaced by two smaller and identical isothermal CSTRs in series.

25 Period of oscillation = 2Π T 1 − α2  −2Πα Decay ratio = exp   2  1−α     1 τs + 2τα + 1 2 Comparing each opton with τ = 0.43 Identify which of the following statements are FALSE. www.1549) GATEFORUM.067. The transfer function of the process is (A) (C) (B) R and S only (D) P and S only 1 0.India’s No.24s + 0.021s + 1 Explanations:A Period oscillation = 1 second Decay ratio = 0.2162  2Π(0.67s + 0. T = 0.2489 ≈ 0.1549 2τα = 0.1176s2 + 0.44 A unit gain 2nd order underdamped process has a period of oscillation 1 second and decay ratio 0.9963 1 1 − 0. Q.com (P) Oils with an oleic radical (1 double bond) are more suitable than oils with a linolenic radical (3 double bonds) as film forming vehicles for paints (Q) Production of synthesis gas from coal and steam is an endothermic process (R) Use of chlorine for bleaching of wood pulp results in the release of dioxins (S) In the manufacture of urea from ammonia.1176s + 1 1 0.25  2   1 − 0.1 institute for GATE training 17 .25.067s + 1 2 (B) (D) 1 0.2162 Period of oscillation = = 0. α = 0.2162)  Decay ratio = exp   = 0.021s2 + 0.024.21622  −2Π(0.|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| Q.gateforum. the main intermediate product formed is ammonium bicarbonate (A) P and Q only (C) Q and R only Explanations:D Ammonium carbamate is the main intermediate product during manufacturing of urea from NH3.024s + 1 2 1 0.

V =  exp(ln(t) × H) × Vmax t When H= % opening of stem is fraction Vmax= Maximum volumetric flow rate l=turndown nation. 1000.5 V1 = 1m3 / h. follows equal percentage characteristics.com A control valve. The number of compressors to be manufactured. in order to maximize the daily profit is Explanations:Daily profit = selling price – cost price GATEFORUM. The selling price per compressor is Rs. The projected cost index for the year 2013 is 512. H1 = 0.6 430.4. to the nearest integer) of a similar heat exchanger of 50 m2 area in the year 2013? Assume the six-tenths factor rule for scaling and the cost index for 2006 as 430.5 − 0. with a turndown ratio of 50.6 =866431.4) × ln150  V2 = 1. 500 + 0. The daily fixed charges are Rs.6. What will be the estimated cost (in Rs.) Explanations:Volume flow rate. if the pressure drop across the valve remains unchanged? (Up to 2 digits after the decimal point. 20000 and the variable cost per compressor is Rs.05× 512. The flow rate of a liquid through the valve at 40% stem position is 1 m3/h. t = 50 V1 = exp (ln(t)H1 ) × Vmax t V2 = exp  (H2 − H1 ) × ln t   V1 V2 = V1 exp  (0.1 institute for GATE training 18 .46 The purchase cost of a heat exchanger of 20 m2 area was Rs.2 N1. What will be the flow rate in m3/h at 50% stem position. to the nearest integer.45 www.47 A plant manufactures compressors at the rate of N units/day.|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| Q. 500000 in 2006.2.05 Cost of heat exchanger in 2013=866431.4787 m3 / h Q. H2 = 0. From six tenth rule Explanations:-  50  Cost of heat exchange in 2006=5000    20  0.gateforum.2 =1032386 Q.3.India’s No.

Here also the flow rate of the reject stream is 60% of the flow rate entering the reverse osmosis unit (after the bypass). respectively.26 .3)N 1.gateforum. up to one digit after the decimal point. m g / l A fraction f of the feed is bypassed and mixed with the permeate to obtain treated water having a fluoride concentration of 1 mg/L.1 mg/L.3 = 0 N = 216 www.6 F = h h F = R + p. p = 100 − 60 = 40 l h Flouride balance CFF = CR R + CpP = 100(2) = CR (60) + (40)(0. Let CF.49 F x (1 − F) fluoride content Bypass stream R = 0. CP.1 institute for GATE training 19 .|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| P = (1000 N) −  500 + 0. (P + f × F ) GATEFORUM.48 The value of CR in mg/L. F Explanations:- Q. R = 0.2N 1.1) CR = 3.3 N + 20000   dp To max imise profit =0 dN 500 − 0.India’s No. is Explanations:- P F Ro R F= 100L 60L .com ( ) Common Data Questions: 48 & 49 A reverse osmosis unit treats feed water (F) containing fluoride and its output consists of a permeate stream (P) and a reject stream (R). and CR denote the fluoride concentrations in the feed. and CF = 2 mg/L and CP = 0.2(2. and reject streams.6 (F(1 − 6)) Cp = 1 mg / L. is FC . Q. the volumetric flow rate of the reject is 60 % of the volumetric flow rate of the inlet stream. Under steady state conditions. The value of f. permeate. up to 2 digits after the decimal point.

50 If the conversion of A is 80 %. and CS0= 1 mol/m3 enters a CSTR in which the above reactions occur. to the nearest integer.286 1.4 (1 − f ) F   on solving.4 = 0.5(6)2 + 6 = CR − 2 C −2 = R = 1. Assume isothermal and steady state conditions.4(1-f)F Mass balance of fluoride on bypass stream www.8) = 1 sec 0. Q.gateforum. is______ Explanations:- −rA = K1C2 A + K2 C A C A = C Ao (1 − X A ) = 30(0.com F×f ×2 =   (F × f ) + P   F×f ×2 =  (F × f ) + 0. Cso = 1 3 m m T = Cs − Cso K 2C A = C Ao X −rA = CAo X A K2C A + K1C2 A CAo X A 11.1 institute for GATE training 20 . we get 2 × f = 0. so that the concentration of S in the exit stream is 11.India’s No.51 What is the % conversion of A.2) = 6 T = T = C Ao X A −rA rR = mol m3 30(0.5(6)2 CR = 20 mol m3 CR − CR o Q. CR0 = 2 mol/m3.5 m3 / mol − s k 2 = 1 s−1 An aqueous feed of composition CA0 = 30 mol/m3.8 − 1 = 2 C Ao (1 − X A ) C Ao (1 − X A ) + 0. the concentration of R in the exit stream in mol/m3.5 CA2 0 (1 − X A ) GATEFORUM. 2 K2C A 0.8 mol/m3? Explanations:mol mol cs = 11.|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| Mass balance at Reverse osmosis in and out P=0.4 Common Data Questions: 50 & 51 Liquid reactant A decomposes as follows A →R A →R rR = k1C2 A rS = k 2C A k1 = 0.4(1 − f) + f F = 0. to the nearest integer.8 3 .

52 The liquid mole fraction ‫ݔ‬஺ at which the maximum difference between the equilibrium vapor mole fraction and liquid mole fraction occurs is 1 0.75 α AB + 1 Explanations:A * YA = α AB x A 1 + ( α AB − 1) x A α AB x A − xA 1 + ( α AB − 1) x A D= (α AB − 1)x A − x2 A (α AB − 1) 1 + (α AB − 1)x A * D = YA − xA = D= α AB x A − x A − x2 A (α AB − 1) .5C Ao (1 − X A ) 1 + 15(1 − X A ) www.5 α AB + 1 (D) 0. The relative volatility ( α AB ) is greater than unity. Q.|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| CA2 o X A (1 − X A ) 2 CA o (1 − X A ) + 0. respectively.8 = we get X A = 0.8 = 10.55 Carry Two Marks Each Statement for Linked Answer Questions: 52 & 53 The vapor liquid equilibrium relation for an ideal binary system is given by α ABxA y* A = 1 + ( α AB − 1) x A Here xA and y* A are the mole fractions of species A in the liquid and vapor.1 institute for GATE training 21 .52 to Q.9 or 90 % Linked Answer Questions: Q.5 CA2 o (1 − X A ) CA o X A 30X A = 1 + 0.75 (A) (B) 1 + α AB 1 + α AB ( ( ) ) ( ( ) ) (C) 0.gateforum.com 10. xA = 1 1 + α AB GATEFORUM. 1 + (α AB − 1) x A dD =0 dx A For max imum 2   dD (α AB − 1)x A   (α AB − 1) − 2 x A (α AB − 1) − (α AB − 1)x A − x A (α AB − 1) = 2 dx A 1 + (α AB − 1)x A    2 2 2 2 2 0 = (α AB − 1) + (α AB − 1)2 x A − 2x A (α AB − 1)2x2 A (α AB − 1) − (α AB − 1) − (α AB − 1) x A + x A (α AB − 1) On solvine we get.India’s No.

5.8 5 Amplitude ratio at cross over frequency is 1 5k c ((2) ω 2 2 c +1 ) 2 = 1. respectively (B) 4π and 0.5 (D) 0.1 institute for GATE training 22 . respectively Explanations:B Ultimate period = 2π 2π = = 40 ωc 0.54 At Crossover frequency phase log is − 180o −180 = 4 cos−1 (−2 wc ) We get tan−1 (−2 wc ) = −45 wc = 0.com A liquid having the composition found in the first part of the linked answer question.55 rad sec For the computation of Ziegler-Nichols settings. No. 56 – 60 Carry One Mark Each.56 If 3 ≤ X ≤ 5 and 8 ≤ Y ≤ 11 then which of the following options is TRUE? (A) (C) 3 X 8 ≤ ≤ 5 Y 5 3 X 8 ≤ ≤ 11 Y 5 (B) (D) 3 X 8 ≤ ≤ 11 Y 8 3 X 8 ≤ ≤ 5 Y 11 GATEFORUM. is flash distilled at a steady state to a final liquid mole fraction of 0.74 Explanations:C Statement for Linked Answer Questions: 54 & 55 Consider the following transfer function 5 Gp (s) = 4 (2s + 1) (Note: The unit of the process time constant is in seconds.25.8. Q.gateforum. If ߙ஺ ஺ is 2. respectively (D) π and 1. k c = Q.08 (B) 0. the ultimate period (in s/cycle) and the ultimate gain are (A) π and 0.53 www. respectively (C) 4π and 1. the fraction of the feed vaporized is (A) 0.) The crossover frequency (in rad/s) of the process is (A) 20 (B) 0.5 Q.1 (C) 0.25.5 4 = 0.20 (C) 0.India’s No.05 Explanations:C 5 G(s) = (2x + 1)4 Q.|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| Q.25.8.67 (D) 0.

....B (B) electricity: wire (D) music: instrument (B) II (C) III (D) IV II III GATEFORUM. .58 Mahatama Gandhi was known for his humility as (A) he played an important role in humiliating exit of British from India. mathematics I and how to do computation... Explanations:C Q.gateforum....59 All engineering students should learn mechanics.(1) .... (D) he was a fine human being..(2) 1 1 1 ≥ ≥ 8 y 11 . (B) he worked for humanitarian causes.. IV Which of the above underlined parts of the sentence is not appropriate? (A) I Explanations:D Q.com Given that 3 ≤ x ≤ 5 and 8 ≤ y ≤ 11 Now from (2).60 Select the pair that best expresses a relationship similar to that expressed in the pair: water: pipe:: (A) cart: road (C) sea: beach Explanations:.1 institute for GATE training 23 .. (C) he displayed modesty in his interactions... (B) wants (C) want (D) was wanting Q..(3) ⇒ ⇒ 1 1 1 ≤ ≤ 11 y 8 3 x 5 ≤ ≤ 11 y 8 to speak to you..|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| Explanations:B www..India’s No..57 The Headmaster (A) is wanting Which of the following options is incorrect to complete the above sentence? Explanations:C Q..

61 www. two machines M1 and M2 manufacture 60% and 40% of the autocomponents respectively. 61 – 65 Carry Two Marks Each Q.1 institute for GATE training 24 . 3/2) (C) (1/2.35 Explanations:C Let E1 be the machine M1 manufacture auto companies Let E2 be the event of machine M2 manufacture auto companies (B) 0. No. 2% of M1 and 3% of M2 are found to be defective. + .|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| Q.India’s No. 3) Explanations:C Q. Country USA England Germany Number of Tourists 2000 3500 1200 GATEFORUM. P(E2 )P(A / E2 ) 1 100 100 P (E2 / A ) = = = 60 2 40 3 P(E1 )P(A / E1 ) + P(E2 )P(A / E2 ) 2 .gateforum. where t (time) is in seconds. what is the probability that it was manufactured by M2? (A) 0.com Velocity of an object fired directly in upward direction is given by V = 80 − 32 t. 100 100 100 100 Q. Out of the total production. When will the velocity be between 32 m/sec and 64 m/sec? (A) (1. If a randomly drawn autocomponent from the combined lot is found defective.63 Following table gives data on tourists from different countries visiting India in the year 2011.5 (D) 0.4 Given P(E1 ) = 60% = P(E2 ) = 40% = 40 100 60 100 Let ‘A’ be the event of component found to be defective Given P(A / E1 ) = 2% = 2 3 .45 (C) 0. 1) (D) (1. 3/2) (B) (1/2.62 In a factory. P(A / E2 ) = 3% = 100 100 A randomly draw on auto component from the lot is sound defective the probability it was manufactured by M2 is P(E2 / A) we have 40 3 .

65 All professors are researchers Some scientists are professors Which of the given conclusions is logically valid and is inferred from the above arguments: (A) All scientists are researchers (B) All professors are scientists (C) Some researchers are scientists (D) No conclusion follows Explanations:C END OF THE QUESTION PAPER GATEFORUM.|CH-GATE-2013 PAPER| www.com Italy Japan Australia France 1100 2400 2300 1000 Which two countries contributed to the one third of the total number of tourists who visited India in 2011? (A) USA and Japan (C) England and France Explanations:C Q.1 institute for GATE training 25 .64 If −2X + 9 = 3 then the possible value of −X − X2 would be: (A) 30 Explanations:B 1-2x+91=3 Squaring on both sides (-2x+9)2=9 4x2-36x+81=9 4x2-36x+72=0 x2-9x+18=0 (x-6)(x-3)=0 X=6 or 3 (B) -30 (C) -42 (D) 42 (B) USA and Australia (D) Japan and Australia If x = 6 then x − x2 = 6 − (6)2 = 6 − 36 = −30 Q.gateforum.India’s No.