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Plant Design and Economics for Chemical Engineers, 5/e
Max S. Peters, University of Colorado
Klaus Timmerhaus, University of Colorado, Boulder
Ronald E. West, University of Colorado, Boulder

Separation Equipment - Design and Costs

Chapter Outline

C H A P T E R 15

Selection of Suitable Separation Processes
         Guidelines for the Separation Process Selection

Equipment Design and Costs for Separating Homogeneous Mixtures

Separation by Distillation
         Distillation Design Procedures for Columns with Sieve Trays
         Distillation Design Procedures for Columns with Random Packing
         Distillation Design Procedures for Columns with Structured Packing
         Rating of Distillation Equipment
         Rigorous Design Methods for Multicomponent Distillation
         Design Procedures for Other Distillation Processes
         Equipment Costs for Tray and Packed Columns

Separation by Absorption and Stripping
         Design Procedures for Trayed Columns Separating Dilute Solutes
         Design Procedures for Packed Columns Separating Dilute Solutes
         Design Procedures for Packed Columns Separating Concentrated Solutes

Separation by Extraction
         Equipment Selection for Liquid/Liquid Extraction
         Design Procedures for Liquid/Liquid Extraction
         Equipment Costs for Liquid/Liquid Extraction Equipment

Separation Using Membranes
         Selection of Membrane Types
         General Design Concepts for Membrane Separation
         General Design Procedures for Membrane Separation
         Range of Costs for Several Membrane Systems

Separation by Adsorption
         Selection of Sorbent for Separation by Adsorption
         Basic Adsorption Cycles
         Selection of Appropriate Adsorption Cycle
         General Design Concepts for Separation by Adsorption
         Costs for Adsorption Equipment

Equipment Design and Costs for Separating Heterogeneous Mixtures

Separation by Drying
         Equipment Selection for Drying Solids
         General Design Procedures for Drying
         Costs for Typical Dryers

Separation by Filtration
         Selection of Filtration Equipment
         General Design Procedures for Separation by Filtration
         Costs for Filtration and Other Solids Separation Equipment

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