Chemical Engineering - Mass Transfer - Discussion

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For absorbing a sparingly soluble gas in a liquid, the

[A]. gas side co-efficient should be increased.
[B]. liquid side coefficient should be increased.
[C]. gas side co-efficient should be decreased.
[D]. liquid side co-efficient should be decreased.

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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S.Anusuya said: (Jun 17, 2015)  
For a sparingly soluble gas, the gas side mass transfer resistance can be usually neglected, so that the overall mass transfer coefficient can be increased by increasing the liquid side coefficient alone.

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