Distillation Operation by Henry Z. KisterDistillation Operation by Henry Z. Kister

Distillation Operation

byHenry Z. Kister

Hardcover | January 22, 1990

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Thoroughly practical in approach, this guide focuses on some 300 case histories. Detailed discussions are devoted to such topics as commissioning, startup, and shutdown; column internals and their pitfalls; column inlets, outlets, and distributors; installation; flood and efficiency testing; and temperature, pressure, and boil-up control. Acidic paper. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Title:Distillation OperationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:729 pages, 9.2 × 6.3 × 1.8 inPublished:January 22, 1990Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

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ISBN - 10:007034910X

ISBN - 13:9780070349100

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Table of Contents

Distillation Troubleshooting.Reflux and Intermediate Feed Inlets for Tray Columns.Reflux and Intermediate Feed Distribution and Liquid Redistribution in Packed Towers.Bottom Section and Column Outlets.Gravity Lines.Instrument, and Access Connections.Tray and Downcomer Layout.Mechanical Requirements for Trays.Internals Unique to Packed Columns.Distillation Overpressure Relief.Column Assembly and Preparation for Commissioning.Column Commissioning.Column Startup and Shutdown.Operation Difficulties.Column Field Testing: Flooding, Foaming, Efficiency, and Troubleshooting.Troubleshooting Reboilers.Condensers, and Reflux Drums.Column Control Philosophy.Reboiler, Condenser, and Pressure Controls.Composition Controls.Miscellaneous Controls.Columns That Did Not Work: Case Histories.Appendices: A: Useful Conversions.B: Revised Equations for Constructing Startup Stability Diagrams.