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GETTING THE MOST OUT OF PACKED DISTILLATION COLUMNS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000019406D
Publication Date: 2003-Sep-12

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Abstract

The design of packed distillation columns has to take into account the effects of maldistribution on the overall performance. Various aspects of this phenomenon have been discussed in textbooks, handbooks and review articles [1-4]. The current article summarizes the key findings and provides some guidelines on how to get the most out of packed distillation columns.