Question

A mixture of ideal gases has the following composition by mass :
Oxygen(60%), Carbon dioxide(20%),Nitrogen(20%)
Calculate the Characteristic gas constant of the mixture in J/kg-K.

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Step 1

We can calculate the Characteristic gas constant for mixture of gasses by using the following formula.

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Step 2

Let Oxygen be gas1, Carbon dioxide be gas2 and Nitrogen be gas3.

Characteristic gas constant for gases 1,2 and 3 is calculated as follows

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Step 3

Substitute m1=0.6; m2=0.2kg; m3=0.2kg, R1=259.81 J/kg-K, R2=188.95 J/kg-K, R3=...

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