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Analysis, Synthesis, and Design of Chemical Processes, Fifth Edition by Debangsu Bhattacharyya, Richard Turton, Joseph A. Shaeiwitz, Wallace B. Whiting, Richard C. Bailie

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Chapter 21: Separation Equipment

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • The separation basis and separating agent for the most common chemical engineering separations

  • How to determine the size of tray columns and packed columns

  • The key design parameters affecting tray columns and packed columns

  • The internals of tray and packed columns

  • The impact of the reboiler and condenser on the design and performance of distillation columns

  • The economic trade-offs for tray and packed columns

  • The performance of existing tray and packed columns

  • The types of equipment used in extraction along with their advantages and their disadvantages

  • The type of equipment used for gas permeation membrane separations

The purpose of this chapter is to introduce the fundamental relationships ...

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