Further Reading

Chen GX and Chuang KT (1993) Prediction of Point Efficiency for Sieve Trays in Distillation. I & EC Research, vol. 32, p. 701. Fair JR et al. (1997) In: Perry RH and Green D (eds.), Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook - Section 14, 7th edn. New York: McGraw-Hill. Kageyama, O. Plate efficiency in distillation towers with weeping and entrainment, I. Chem. E. Symposium Series No. 32.

Kister HZ (1992) Distillation Design. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Lockett MJ (1986) Distillation Tray Fundamentals. Cambridge University Press. Mehta B, Chuang KT and Nandakumar K (1998) Model for liquid phase flow on sieve trays. Transactions of the Institute of Chemical Engineers, part A (in press). Rose LM (1985) Distillation Design in Practice. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Rousseau RW (1987) Handbook of Separation Process

Technology, New York: John Wiley & Sons. Solari RB and Bell RL (1986) Fluid flow patterns and velocity distributions on commercial scale sieve trays. American Institute of Chemical Engineers Journal 32: 640.

Zuiderweg FJ (1982) Sieve trays: A view of the state of the art. Chemical Engineering Science 37: 1441.

original mixture. The process involves both the vaporization of the original liquid in order to generate the vapours and the subsequent condensation of the vapours to form the desired liquid products. It is evident that vapour-liquid equilibria (VLE) are essential to this separation process. Typical temperature-composition (T-x-y) diagrams, pressure-composition (P-x-y) diagrams, and vapour-liquid composition (x-y) diagrams for completely miscible binary systems are depicted in Figure 1.

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