Chemical Engineering - Mass Transfer - Discussion


In distillation columns, the number of bubble caps per tray primarily depends upon the

[A]. allowable liquid velocity.
[B]. allowable gas velocity.
[C]. allowable gas and liquid velocities.
[D]. feed composition.

Answer: Option C


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Tushar said: (Dec 5, 2013)  
I think the number of bubble caps depend on Gas velocity and Liquid "holdup" rather than liquid velocity.

Monali said: (Aug 8, 2014)  
Bubbles can only be formed when two phases will be in efficient in contact.

Prit said: (Apr 16, 2015)  
The number of bubble caps primarily depends on the feed composition and allowable liquid velocity.

Sangram said: (Dec 24, 2016)  
It primarily depends on the allowable gas velocity.

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