Distillation Design by Henry Kister

Distillation Design

byHenry Kister

Hardcover | February 22, 1992

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Title:Distillation DesignFormat:HardcoverDimensions:710 pages, 9.3 × 6.3 × 1.7 inPublished:February 22, 1992Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

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ISBN - 10:0070349096

ISBN - 13:9780070349094

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Table of Contents

Part I: Vapor Liquid Equilibrium.Basic Principles.K-Value Calculation.Experimental and Literature Sources.Part II: Key Fractionation Concepts.Theoretical Stages.x-y Diagrams - Simple Columns.x-y Diagrams--Complex Columns.Application to Multicomponent Distillation--Simple Columns.Application to Multicomponent Distillation--Complex Columns.Part III: Column Process Design.Problem Definition and Basic Decisions.Reflux and Stages: Shortcut Methods.Rigorous Stage by Stage Computation.Part IV: Energy Savings.Energy Saving Designs.Energy Saving Operations.Part V: Tray Efficiency.The Tray Efficiency Concept.Tray Efficiency Prediction.Tray Efficiency in Industrial Columns.Tray Efficiency Testing.

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``Every practicing chemical engineer working in or for the process industries, including those who specialize in fractionation and, most certainly, those who do not, should find "Distillation Design" invaluable. ...The content is so totally complete and the presentation is so refreshingly down-to-earth, this book, in many ways, is the best to come along in more than a generation. ...The discussion of new products is astonishingly comprehensive.''