4460 Lab Lecture 2 2011

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CHEN 4460 – Process Synthesis,  Simulation and Optimization Dr. Mario Richard Eden Department of Chemical Engineering Auburn University Lab Lecture No. 2 – Sequencing of Separation Trains September 20, 2011 Contains Material Developed by Dr. Daniel R. Lewin, Technion, Israel   Sequencing Separation Trains
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Example 1: Four Components The feed to a separation process consists of the  following species: Species Number Species 1 Ethane 2 Propane 3 1-Butene 4 n -Butane
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Example 1: Four Components It is desired to separate this mixture into essentially pure  species.  The  use  of  two  types  of  separators  is  to  be  explored: Ordinary distillation Extractive distillation with furfural Separator Type I II 1 1 2 2 3 4 4 3 5 Species number The  separation  orderings are:
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Example 1: Four Components Determine  the  number  of  possible  separation sequences. What splits would you forbid so as to reduce  greatly the number of possible sequences?
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Example 1: Solution To determine the number of possible sequences , use Eqs.  (8.9) and (A): Combining  Eqs.  (8.9)  and  (A),  the  number  of  possible 
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