6. Thermodynamics and Simulation of Mass Transfer Equipment

  1. Bruce A. Finlayson

Published Online: 25 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118309599.ch6

Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing, Second Edition

Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing, Second Edition

How to Cite

Finlayson, B. A. (2012) Thermodynamics and Simulation of Mass Transfer Equipment, in Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118309599.ch6

Author Information

  1. Rehnberg Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470932957

Online ISBN: 9781118309599

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Keywords:

  • thermodynamics and mass transfer equipment simulation;
  • modeling mass transfer, thermodynamic predictions and experimental data;
  • thermodynamic models, methods and decision trees in model choosing;
  • multicomponent distillation with rigorous plate-to-plate methods;
  • Aspen Plus, in distillation column modeling using DSTWU

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Thermodynamics

  • Example: Multicomponent Distillation with Shortcut Methods

  • Multicomponent Distillation with Rigorous Plate-to-Plate Methods

  • Example: Packed Bed Absorption

  • Example: Gas Plant Product Separation

  • Example: Water Gas Shift Equilibrium Reactor with Sensitivity Block and Design Specification Block

  • Chapter Summary

  • Class Exercise

  • Problems (using Aspen Plus)