Distillation: Equipment and Processes

Edited by

  • Andrzej Gorak, Lehrstuhl fuer Fluidverfahrenstechnik, Facultat Bio- und Chemieingenieursswesen, Technische Universitaet Dortmund, Germany
  • Zarko Olujic, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Distillation: Equipment and Processes-winner of the 2015 PROSE Award in Chemistry & Physics from the Association of American Publishers-is a single source of authoritative information on all aspects of the theory and practice of modern distillation, suitable for advanced students and professionals working in a laboratory, industrial plants, or a managerial capacity. It addresses the most important and current research on industrial distillation, including all steps in process design (feasibility study, modeling, and experimental validation), together with operation and control aspects. This volume features an extra focus on distillation equipment and processes.
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Audience

practitioners of distillation and separation science, looking for a quick access to the newest knowledge, graduate students searching for special applications, chemist, environmental engineers, mechanical engineers.

70% professionals, 20% students, 10% others.

 

Book information

  • Published: June 2014
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-386878-7


Table of Contents

1. Types of Distillation Column Internals
2. Distillation Trays
3. Random Packings
4. Structured Packings
5. Dividing Wall Columns
6. Extractive Distillation
7. Azeotropic Distillation
8. Reactive Distillation
9. Vacuum and High Pressure Distillation
10. Laboratory Distillation and Scale Up