Distillation: Fundamentals And Principles

Hardcover | July 25, 2014

byAndrzej GorakEditorEva Sorensen

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Distillation: Fundamentals and Principles winner of the 2015 PROSE Award in Chemistry and Physics 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 the conceptual design of distillation. Winner of the 2015 PROSE Award in Chemistry and Physics from the Association of American Publishers Practical information on the newest development written by recognized experts Coverage of a huge range of laboratory and industrial distillation approaches Extensive references for each chapter facilitates further study

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Distillation: Fundamentals and Principles winner of the 2015 PROSE Award in Chemistry and Physics 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 add...

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This is one of three books in a collection covering all aspects of distillation. Distillation is the oldest technology available for the separation and purification of liquid mixtures and is a key unit operation within the petroleum refining, chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, food, and alcohol industries.Distillation: Fundamenta...

Professor Andrzej Górak is Chair of Fluid Separations at the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany and Professor at the Technical University of A ódz, Poland. He received his PhD from the Institute of Chemical Engineering at the Technical University of A ódz where he continued his work as a senior researcher. He then assumed the sa...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:450 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:July 25, 2014Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123865476

ISBN - 13:9780123865472

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Table of Contents

1. History of Distillation 2. Vapour-Liquid Equilibrium and Physical Properties for Distillation 3. Mass Transfer in Distillation 4. Principles of Binary Distillation 5. Design and Operation of Batch Distillation 6. Energy Considerations in Distillation 7. Conceptual Design of Zeotropic Distillation Processes 8. Conceptual Design of Azeotropic Distillation Processes 9. Conceptual Design of Hybrid Distillation Processes 10. Modelling of Distillation Processes 11. Optimisation of Distillation Processes