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Separation Process Engineering: Includes Mass Transfer Analysis, Third Edition by Phillip C. Wankat

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Chapter 18. Introduction to Adsorption, Chromatography, and Ion Exchange

In the first 14 chapters we looked at separation techniques such as distillation and extraction that are often operated as equilibrium-staged separations, and even when they are not operated this way can be analyzed as equilibrium-staged separations. Except for Chapter 9, “Batch Distillaton,” and Section 13.6, which discussed batch extraction, all separations were steady state. In Chapter 17 we studied membrane separations that are not operated as equilibrium processes; however, well-mixed membrane separators are analogous to flash distillation, and staged models are useful for integrating the mass balances and rate expressions for more complex flow patterns. Since the membrane ...

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