Solution: What minimum volume tank is necessary to transport the gas at 80°F and a maximum pressure of 8 atm?

A transportation company specializes in the shipment of pressurized gaseous materials. An order is received for 100 liters of a particular gas at STP (32°F and 1 atm).

Problem Statement: ME Board October 1998

A transportation company specializes in the shipment of pressurized gaseous materials. An order is received for 100 liters of a particular gas at STP (32°F and 1 atm). What minimum volume tank is necessary to transport the gas at 80°F and a maximum pressure of 8 atm?

• A. 16 liters
• B. 14 liters
• C. 10 liters
• D. 12 liters

The minimum volume tank necessary is 14 liters.

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