Problem: Water flowing through pipes of carbon steel must be kept at pH 5 or greater to limit corrosion. If an 8.0 × 103 lb/h water stream contains 10 ppm sulfuric acid and 0.015% acetic acid, how many pounds per hour of sodium acetate trihydrate must be added to maintain that pH?

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Water flowing through pipes of carbon steel must be kept at pH 5 or greater to limit corrosion. If an 8.0 × 103 lb/h water stream contains 10 ppm sulfuric acid and 0.015% acetic acid, how many pounds per hour of sodium acetate trihydrate must be added to maintain that pH?

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