Simulation of ternary distillation in a heat integrated distillation column (HIDiC) with a rate-based model

Keigo Matsuda*, Toshinari Nakanishi, Koichi Iwakabe, Kejin Huang, Takuji Yamamoto, Akira Endo, Takao Ohmori, Masaru Nakaiwa

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A simulation technique was developed to calculate HIDiC models. A process simulator "gPROMS" for prediction of separation performance of the HIDiC with structured packing was developed by rate-based model using Maxwell-Stefan equations. Predicted simulation results such as concentration, temperature, and flow rate of top and bottom in the rectifying section and stripping section showed good agreement with observed data. The effect of mass transfer and heat transfer in the HIDiC is also discussed. A simulator using this model was developed to multicomponent HIDiC with concentric and compact heat exchanger systems. This is an abstract of paper presented at the AIChE Spring National Meeting (Orlando, FL 4/24-26/2006).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2006 AIChE Spring Annual Meeting
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
Event2006 AIChE Spring National Meeting - Orlando, FL, United States
Duration: 2006 Apr 232006 Apr 27

Publication series

Name2006 AIChE Spring Annual Meeting


Conference2006 AIChE Spring National Meeting
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityOrlando, FL

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Bioengineering
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality


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