OATAO - Open Archive Toulouse Archive Ouverte Open Access Week

Improvement of Batch Distillation Separation of Azeotropic Mixtures

Hegely, Laszlo. Improvement of Batch Distillation Separation of Azeotropic Mixtures. PhD, Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, 2013

[img]
Preview
(Document in English)

PDF - Requires a PDF viewer such as GSview, Xpdf or Adobe Acrobat Reader
5MB

Official URL: http://ethesis.inp-toulouse.fr/archive/00002460/

Abstract

Distillation is the most widespread method for separating liquid mixtures. The separation of azeotropic mixtures requires a special distillation method. My aim was to improve the batch distillation separation of azeotropic mixtures. A new algorithm was presented for the determination of product sequences of batch distillation of multicomponent azeotropic mixtures. Non-conventional configurations were studied by simulation with emphasis on closed operation. The effects of off-cut recycle on a six-batch separation process of a waste solvent mixture were also investigated. Batch extractive distillation was studied for the separation of two azeotropic mixtures. A new extractive policy was also proposed. A generalised model of batch heteroazeotropic distillation with variable decanter hold-up was developed. This model was extended for batch heterogeneous extractive distillation.

Item Type:PhD Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords:
Institution:Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT (FRANCE)
Laboratory name:
Research Director:
Gerbaud, Vincent and Lang, Peter
Statistics:download
Deposited By: admin admin
Deposited On:10 Jan 2014 22:58

Repository Staff Only: item control page