multicomponent distillation

multicomponent distillation

[¦məl·tē·kəm¦pō·nənt ‚dist·əl′ā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
The distillation separation of a single liquid feed stream containing three or more components into a single overhead product and a single bottoms product.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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He begins by describing different types of distillation and then discusses binary to multicomponent distillation of ideal mixtures.
Thus, this work proposed an estimator employing ANN-GA model to be used for composition estimation of multicomponent distillation column.
This proposed ANN-GA soft sensor gives better estimation of composition for the multicomponent distillation column.
Among the issues concerned with the improvement of energy efficiency of distillation systems, the optimal design and synthesis of multicomponent distillation schemes is still one of the most challenging problems.
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Dynamic simulation package Reaction (REACtor simulaTION) has been developed with the capability of modelling the reaction kinetics and dynamic heat and mass balances of almost any jacketed batch, fed batch or continuous (CSTR) reactor system with the option of simultaneous multicomponent distillation for virtually any set of chemical reactions.