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Transport Processes and Separation Process Principles, Fifth Edition by Daniel H. Lepek, A. Allen Hersel, Christie John Geankoplis

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Chapter 23. Humidification Processes

23.0 chapter objectives

On completion of this chapter a student should be able to:

• Calculate properties of ideal gas mixtures and determine the properties of dry airwater vapor mixtures

• Plot processes on a psychrometric chart, and analyze process involving dry air-water vapor mixtures to perform energy and mass balances for the processes

• Calculate and distinguish the four types of humidity described in the chapter.

• Calculate the dew point of an air-water mixture.

• Explain the significance of the wet bulb temperature and how it can be used to estimate humidity.

• Use the rate equations for heat and mass transfer to plot both the operating and equilibrium line.

• Use analytical and graphical techniques ...

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