Distillation Design

by: Henry Z. Kister


Abstract: Distillation Design provides complete, up-to-date coverage of the principles and practical aspects of designing this important industrial process for the food, chemical, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, petroleum refining, gas, and alcohol industries. This definitive sourcebook examines processes and equipment design procedures, discusses the limitations of the various design methods, and provides nuts-and-bolts solutions to help you design trouble-free systems. The book also presents worked-out examples of typical design problems, as well as guidelines for using computer programs in design. Essential for troubleshooting and diagnosing design malfunctions, this book offers design, process, and project engineers expert solutions to design and longer-term plant problems.
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Title: Distillation Design

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 1992 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780070349094

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Henry Z. Kister is a Senior Fellow and director of fractionation technology at Fluor Corporation. He has 30 years of experience in troubleshooting, revamping, field consulting, design, control, and startup of fractionation processes and equipment. Previously, he was Brown & Root's staff consultant on fractionation and also worked for ICI Australia and Fractionation research, Inc. (FRI). He is the author of the textbooks Distillation Troubleshooting and Distillation Operation, as well as 80 published technical articles, and has taught the IChemE-sponsored "Practical Distillation Technology" Course more than 260 times. A recipient of Chemical Engineering magazine 2002 award for personal achievement in chemical engineering, and of the technology, Kister obtained his BE and ME degrees from the University of NSW in Australia. he is a Fellow of IChyemE, a Member of the AICHE, and serves on the FRI Technical Advisory and Design Practices Committees.

Description: Distillation Design provides complete, up-to-date coverage of the principles and practical aspects of designing this important industrial process for the food, chemical, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, petroleum refining, gas, and alcohol industries. This definitive sourcebook examines processes and equipment design procedures, discusses the limitations of the various design methods, and provides nuts-and-bolts solutions to help you design trouble-free systems. The book also presents worked-out examples of typical design problems, as well as guidelines for using computer programs in design. Essential for troubleshooting and diagnosing design malfunctions, this book offers design, process, and project engineers expert solutions to design and longer-term plant problems.