Distillation Design

Distillation Design provides complete, up-to-date coverage of the principles and practical aspects of designing this important industrial process for the food, chemical, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, petroleum refining, gas, and alcohol industries.

This definitive sourcebook examines process and equipment design procedures, discusses the limitations of the various design methods, and provides nuts-and-bolts solutions to help you design trouble-free systems. The book also presents worked-out examples of typical design problems, as well as guidelines for using computer programs in design.

Engineers will find detailed information on key fractionation concepts ... column process design and shortcut calculations ... tray design and operation ... tray efficiency ... packing design and operation ... packing efficiency and scaleup ... packing capacity and pressure drop ... and much more.

Essential for troubleshooting and diagnosing design malfunctions, Distillation Design offers design, process, and project engineers expert solutions to design and longer-term plant problems.

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