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Dynamics of a continuous distillation column for the separation of a mixture of Benzene, Toluene and p-Xylene

Housam Binous
Organization: KFUPM
Department: Chemical Engineering
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The notebook BTX_Distillation_Dynamics.nb computes the composition of benzene, toluene and p-xylene versus time in all column plates. The steady state values are plotted versus the plate number for all three components. This Mathematica program is adapted from an example given in Chemical Engineering Dynamics by Ingham et al., Wiley-VCH, 2000.

*Engineering > Chemical Engineering
*Science > Chemistry

Distillation dynamics, continuous distillation, mixture of benzene-toluene-p-xylene, multicomponent distillation
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BTX_Distillation_Dynamics.nb (162.5 KB) - Mathematica Notebook [for Mathematica 5.0]