mobile Distillation Basics Course English

Summary of course Summary of course

To acquire the necessary knowledge to manage the effective operation of distillation columns.

Target Plant operators, engineers
Expected learning time 5hours
Shortest execution time 149minutes

Aim and feature of courseAim and feature of course

★Principles of distillation, structure and function of distillation columns, theories and calculation methods of distillation, etc. are realistically explained through a combination of computer graphics, narration and video.
★Basic knowledge required understanding distillation, the principles of distillation, and the structure of distillation columns is taught through experiments and actual examples.
★ A deep understanding of the number of stages in distillation columns is enabled by introducing methods for calculating the number of stages as well as stage calculation exercises.

Curriculum Curriculum

Subject・Main items Main items
Introduction
Unit 1
  • (1)Principles of Distillation
  • 101 Purpose of Distillation
  • 102 Vaporization and Condensation
  • 103 Vapor-liquid Equilibrium
  • 104 Vapor Pressure
  • 105 Vapor Pressure Curve
  • 106 Moles and Mole Fractions
  • 107 Raoult’s Law
  • 108 Light Component and Heavy Component
  • 109 t-x, y Diagram
  • 110 Summary of the Basic Points of Distillation (1)
  • 111 Summary of the Basic Points of Distillation (2)
  • Unit 1 Report Questions
Unit 2
  • (2)Structure and Function of Distillation Columns
  • 201 Principles of Distillation and Distillation Columns
  • 202-1 Mechanism of Distillation Columns - 1
  • 202-2 Mechanism of Distillation Columns - 2
  • 202-3 Mechanism of Distillation Columns - 3
  • 203 Structure and Function of Stages and Trays
  • 204 Accessory Equipment of Distillation Columns
  • 205 Basic Conditions of Distillation Columns
  • Unit 2 Report Questions
Unit 3
  • (3)Vapor-liquid Equilibrium Curve
  • 301 Important Factors in Separation by Distillation
  • 302 Vapor-liquid Equilibrium Curve
  • 303 Relative Volatility
  • 304 Average Relative Volatility
  • 305-1 Expansion of Raoult’s Law - 1
  • 305-2 Expansion of Raoult’s Law - 2
  • Unit 3 Report Questions
Unit 4
  • (4)Calculation of the Number of Stages
  • 401 Number of Stages of Distillation Column
  • 402 Minimum Number of Theoretical Stages (Total Reflux)
  • 403 Reflux Ratio
  • 404-1 Rectifying Line and Stripping Line - 1
  • 404-2 Rectifying Line and Stripping Line - 2
  • 405 Minimum Reflux Ratio
  • 406 Optimum Reflux Ratio
  • 407 Required Number of Theoretical Stages
  • 408 Regarding Overall Column Efficiency
  • Unit 4 Report Questions
Unit 5
  • (5)Conditions for Optimum Operation
  • 501 Vapor Flow Rate in the Tower and the Behavior of the Distillation Columns
  • 502 Allowable Vapor Velocity
  • 503 Tray Performance Chart
  • (6)Stage Calculation Exercises
  • 601 601 Overview of Depropanizers
  • 602 Calculation of the Boiling Points of Both Components
  • 603 Calculation of the Vapor Pressure of Both Components
  • 604 Calculation of Relative Volatility and Average Relative Volatility
  • 605 Calculation of the Relationship of x-y and Drawing an x-y Diagram
  • 606 Calculation of the Minimum Number of Theoretical Stages - 1
  • 607 Calculation of the Minimum Number of Theoretical Stages - 2
  • 608 Calculation of the Minimum Reflux Ratio
  • 609 Calculation of the Required Number of Theoretical Stages and Actual Number of Stages
  • (7)Practical Distillation Technology
  • 701 Approach Regarding Energy Conservation
  • 702 Progressing to Multi-component Distillation
  • 703 Operation of Distillation Columns
  • Unit 5 Report Questions