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Q.26 & $\begin{array}{l}\text { A packed distillation column, with vapor having an average molecular weight of } \\

45 \mathrm{~kg} . \mathrm{kmol}^{-1}, \text { density of } 2 \mathrm{~kg} \cdot \mathrm{m}^{-3} \text { and a molar flow rate of } 0.1 \mathrm{kmol} . \mathrm{s}^{-1}, \text { has a } \\

\text { flooding velocity of } 0.15 \mathrm{~m} \cdot \mathrm{s}^{-1} . \text { The column is designed to operate at } 60 \% \text { of the } \\

\text { flooding velocity. Which one of the following is the CORRECT value for the } \\

\text { column diameter (in } \mathrm{m}) ?\end{array}$ \\

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- & $\frac{5}{\sqrt{\pi}}$ \\

\hline - & $5 \sqrt{\pi}$ \\

\hline - & $4 \pi$ \\

\hline - & $\frac{10}{\sqrt{\pi}}$ \\

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