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Distillation: Operation and Applications

Distillation: Operation and Applications-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 applications.


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.

Hardbound, 450 Pages

Published: July 2014

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-386876-3


  • 1. Control of Distillation Processes
    2. Common Techniques for Distillation Troubleshooting
    3. Column Performance Testing Procedures
    4. Distillation in Refining
    5. Distillation of Bulk Chemicals
    6. Air Distillation
    7. Distillation of Specialty Chemicals
    8. Distillation in Biotechnology
    9. Special Distillation Applications
    10. New Separating Agents for Distillation


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