Using Ostwald process, what mass of nitric acid could be produced from 75.0 g of N2 and 50.0 g of H2?
I have all the molar masses, the limiting factor, and the ratio of the limiting factor to the product. How do I put this information into an equation to come up with a reasonable answer?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 6:12 pm ad1c9bdddf
Ostwald process is represented by the following equations:
4 NH3 (g) + 5 O2 (g) ---> 4 NO (g) + 6 H2O (g)
2 NO (g) + O2 (g) -----> 2 NO2 (g)
3 NO2 (g) + H2O (l) ------> 2 HNO3 (aq) + NO ...
The solution calculates the mass of nitric acid that can be produced using Ostwald process.