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Chemical Process Equipment Design by Joseph A. Shaeiwitz, Richard Turton

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Chapter 3. 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, their advantages and their disadvantages

• The type of equipment used for gas-permeation membrane separations

3.0 Introduction

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

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