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Design Of Distillation Column


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#1 Mohammed Ismudeen

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Posted 23 January 2017 - 09:32 AM

How to design a distillation column for ethanol-water component by the feed of 95℅ solvent and the product of 99.5℅ solvent for 10KL per day.can anybody give me some idea about it

#2 Art Montemayor

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Posted 23 January 2017 - 11:57 AM

Mohammed:

 

To learn how to process design a distillation column you can do a variety of things:

 

  • You can take a first year chemical engineering Unit Operations course in a university that offers such a study;
  • You can purchase and study a book on the subject;  some books are:
    Douglas, James M., Conceptual Design of Chemical Processes, McGraw-Hill, 1988, pp. 453-457.
    Kister, Henry Z., Distillation Design, McGraw-Hill, 1992, pp. 275-282.
    Luyben, William L., "Introduction" in Practical Distillation Control (W.L. Luyben, ed.), Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1992, pp. 10-11.
    McCabe, W.L., J.C. Smith, P. Harriott, Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering, 5th Edition, McGraw-Hill, 1993, pp. 560-568.
    Seader, J.D. and Ernest J. Henley, Separation Process Principles, John Wiley, 1998, pp. 305-312.
  • You can study the material found in many web sites on the internet.  One such site is Dr. Randel Price's (http://facstaff.cbu.edu/rprice/) and a sample of his lecture notes is attached.

 

Attached File  7-Distillation - Principles.docx   41.13KB   117 downloads

Attached File  8-Distillation II - Modeling.docx   43.81KB   92 downloads

Attached File  9-Distillation III - Operating Equations.docx   51.76KB   84 downloads

Attached File  10-Distillation IV - Calculations.docx   65.62KB   111 downloads

Attached File  11-Distillation V - Ethalpy Balances.docx   39.63KB   80 downloads

Attached File  12-Distillation VI - Enthalpy Concentration Methods.docx   63.35KB   71 downloads

Attached File  13-Distillation VII - Equipment & Column Sizing.docx   56.11KB   109 downloads

Attached File  14-Batch Distillation.docx   45.86KB   78 downloads



#3 Nikolai T

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:47 PM

An idea is use extraction with benzene.



#4 Nikolai T

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Posted 19 February 2017 - 06:48 PM

I apologize. Azeotropic distillation with benzene.



#5 Satyajit

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Posted 20 February 2017 - 05:29 PM

Thank you, Art for your great support .

Kind regards,

Satyajit



#6 Hacheeez

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Posted 25 May 2018 - 11:34 AM

Hi,

I need help in designing a small scale ethanol distillation column. I'm not sure on what steps and calculations to follow. I have only decided to use valve trays. It would be a great help if someone could guide me on how do the design calculations.

 

Thanks in advance

Jay.






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