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distillation reflux ratio

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#1 Noay

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Posted 19 November 2019 - 12:42 PM

I have calculated the minimun reflux ratio to be 0.42. Taking 1.5*0.42=1.08, Is reflux ratio of 1.08 too small for distillation? In this case, Ethyl acetate is being removed from Ethyl acetate-ethanol mixture.


Edited by Nafii, 19 November 2019 - 12:46 PM.


#2 breizh

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Posted 20 November 2019 - 01:54 AM

Hi ,

Thanks to share your work if you want to get a meaningful answer .

 

Note : The mixture forms an azeotrope !

 

http://www.separatio...om/Mainmenu.htm

 

You will find a link to support your calculation 

https://checalc.com/distillation.html

 

a textbook for the basics on separation 

 

https://escholarship...96n0xv#page-489

 

Good luck and enjoy the reading .

 

Breizh 


Edited by breizh, 20 November 2019 - 04:08 AM.


#3 Pilesar

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Posted 20 November 2019 - 09:41 AM

Check your math using a calculator, also.






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