Agenda Seminar Distillation Design in CHEMCAD 2 days – online

Referent: Jürgen Rarey

Day 1

09:00-11.30 Introduction: Modelling of VLE and VLLE in a nutshell
Azetropic behavior and infinite dilution activity coefficients
Distillation modelling via the equilibrium stage approach
Single and multiple stage equipment, different configurations
Stripping and rectifying, mass balance and McCabe-Thiele (binary)
11.00 – 11.30 Break                                                                                                                             
11.30-13.30 Workshop: McCabe -Thiele from simulation result profile
Short introduction to Excel-VBA
Workshop: McCabe-Thiele VBA-macro
Optimum feed stage and pinching, cure pinching
Minimum reflux ratio and tangent pinch
Complex columns (> 1  feed, intermediate cooling or heating)
Open questions


Day 2

09:00-11.30 Multicomponent columns and key components
Component lumping
Interpreting composition and temperature profiles
Hengstebeck-, key-ratio- and d/b-plots from simulation result profile
Interpretation: Pinching in multicomponent columns
Retrograde distillation
Optimum feed location
11.00 – 11.30 Break
11.30-13.30 Workshop: Hengstebeck-, key-ratio- and d/b-plots in Excel
Column profile in ternary diagrams, distillation and residual curves, distillation fields.
Balance lines and mixing points.
Application examples
Final discussion, open questions

Agenda Seminar Distillation Design in CHEMCAD 2 days – online

Referent: Jürgen Rarey

Day 1

09:00-11.30 Introduction: Modelling of VLE and VLLE in a nutshell
Azetropic behavior and infinite dilution activity coefficients
Distillation modelling via the equilibrium stage approach
Single and multiple stage equipment, different configurations
Stripping and rectifying, mass balance and McCabe-Thiele (binary)
11.00 – 11.30 Break                                                                                                                             
11.30-13.30 Workshop: McCabe -Thiele from simulation result profile
Short introduction to Excel-VBA
Workshop: McCabe-Thiele VBA-macro
Optimum feed stage and pinching, cure pinching
Minimum reflux ratio and tangent pinch
Complex columns (> 1  feed, intermediate cooling or heating)
Open questions


Day 2

09:00-11.30 Multicomponent columns and key components
Component lumping
Interpreting composition and temperature profiles
Hengstebeck-, key-ratio- and d/b-plots from simulation result profile
Interpretation: Pinching in multicomponent columns
Retrograde distillation
Optimum feed location
11.00 – 11.30 Break
11.30-13.30 Workshop: Hengstebeck-, key-ratio- and d/b-plots in Excel
Column profile in ternary diagrams, distillation and residual curves, distillation fields.
Balance lines and mixing points.
Application examples
Final discussion, open questions