Azeotropic Distillation

Introduction The term azeotropic distillation has been applied to a broad class of fractional distillation-based separation techniques in that specific azeotropic behavior is exploited to effect a separation. The agent that causes the specific azeotropic behavior, often called the entraƮner, may already be present in the feed mixture (a self-entraining mixture) or may be an added mass-separation agent. Azeotropic distillation techniques are used throughout the petro-

TABLE 13-17 Sets of Operating Conditions for Fig. 13-62

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