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How much heat (in kJ/hr) is released/absorbed (specify which) if 100 mol/hr of liquid n-heptane is completely combusted? Assume stoichiometric feed ratio of n-heptane and O2 gas, and that the entering and exiting temperatures of reactants/products remains constant @ 25°C.
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The combustion reaction of n-heptane is:

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Step 2

Calculate the standard heat of the reaction  and take the data for standard heat of formation for C7H16, O2, H2O, and CO2 from the table of standard properties at 25°C as:

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Now, calculate  for the give...

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