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Distillation Calculations

Continuous Distillation

Methanol / Water System?
Flooding Calculations?
Determine Energy Balance?
  Light Heavy
Boiling Temp., deg. C.
Latent Heat, kcal/mole
  A B C
Light Component
Heavy Component
    A1-2 A2-1
Activity Coefficient Constants, Van Laar Equation
Mole Fraction of Lighter Component in Feed
Mole Fraction of Lighter Component in Overheads
Mole Fraction of Lighter Component in Bottoms
Multiple of Minimum Reflux
Feed Flow Rate, moles/hr
q, Thermal Condition of Feed
Column Pressure, psia
Feed, Btu/lb-mole
Overhead Vapor, Btu/lb-mole
Overhead Condensed Liquid, Btu/lb-mole
Bottoms, Btu/lb-mole
  Rectification Stripping
Liquid Density, lb/ft3
Vapor Density, lb/ft3
Liquid Viscosity, centipoise
Packing Factor
Column Diameter, ft
Molecular Weight of Liquid


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