Batch Distillation

  • Cristian A. Muhrer
  • William L. Luyben


Up to this point in this book, almost all of the distillation columns considered were operated continuously. These columns are fed continuously and produce product streams continuously.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. Al-Tuwaim, M. S. and Luyben, W. L. (1991). Multicomponent batch distillation. 3. Shortcut design of batch distillation columns.Ind, Eng, Chem, Res. 29, 507–516.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Bernot, C., Doherty, M. F., and Malone, M. F. (1991). Feasibility and separation sequencing in multicomponent batch distillation.Chem, Eng. Sci. 46,1311–1326.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Block, B. (1961). Batch distillation of binary mixtures provides versatile process operation. Chem. Eng. 68, 87–93.Google Scholar
  4. Boston, J. F., Britt, H. I., Jirapongphan, S., and Shah, V. B. (1981). Foundations of computer aided chemical process design. New York: Engineering Foundation.Google Scholar
  5. Chiotti, O. J. and Iribarren, O. A. (1991). Simplified models for binary batch distillation. Comput. Chem. Eng. 15,1–5.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Coates, J. and Pressburg, B. S. (1961). How to analyse the calculations for batch rectifications in tray columns. Chem. Eng. 68, 131–136.Google Scholar
  7. Coward, I. (1967). The time-optimal problem in binary batch distillation. Chem. Eng. Sci. 22, 503–516.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. Distefano, G. P. (1968a). Mathematical modeling and numerical integration of multicomponent batch distillation equations. AIChE. J. 14, 190–199.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Distefano, G. P. (1968b). Stability of numerical integration techniques. AIChE. J. 14, 946- 955.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Farhat, S., Czemicki, M., Pibouleau, L., and Domenech, S. (1990). Optimization of multiple-fraction batch distillation by nonlinear programming.AIChE J. 36, 1349–1360.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. Galindez, H. and Fredenslund, A. (1988). Simulation of multicomponent batch distillation processes. Comput. Chem. Eng. 12, 281–288.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Holland, C. D. and Liapis, A. I. (1983). Computer methods for solving dynamic separation problems. New York: McGraw-Hill.Google Scholar
  13. Kautsky, J., Nichols, N. K., and van Dooren, P. (1985). Robust pole assignment in linear state feedback. Int. J. Control 41, 1129–1155.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. Luyben, W. L. (1971). Some practical aspects of optimal batch distillation design. Ind. Eng. Chem. Proc. Des. Dev. 10, 54–59.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. Luyben, W. L. (1988). Multicomponent batch distillation. 1. Ternary systems with slop recycle.Ind. Eng. Chem. Research 27, 642–647.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. Meadows, E. L. (1963). Muhicomponent batch distillation calculations on a digital computer. Chem. Eng. Prog. Symp. Ser. 45, 59, 48. AIChE, New York.Google Scholar
  17. Muhrer, C. A., Grassi, V. G., and Silowka, W. (1990). Process improvements in batch distillation through dynamic simulation. AIChE Annual Meeting, Chicago.AIChE, New York.Google Scholar
  18. Quintero-Marmol, E. and Luyben, W. L. (1990). Multicomponent batch distillation. 2. Comparison of alternative slop handling and operation strategies. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 29, 1915–1921.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. Quintero-Marmol, E. and Luyben, W. L. (1992). Inferential model-based control of multicomponent batch distillation.Chem. Eng. Sci. 47(4), 887–898.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. Quintero-Marmol, E., Luyben, W. L., and Georgakis, C. (1991). Application of an extended Luenberger observer to the control of multicomponent batch distillation. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 30, 1870–1880.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. Robinson, C. S. and Gilliland, E. R. (1950). Elements of fractional distillation. New York: McGrawHill.Google Scholar
  22. Van Dongen, D. B. and Doherty, M. F. (1985). On the dynamics of distillation processes IV —Batch distillation.Chem. Eng. Sci. 11, 2087–2093.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Van Nostrand Reinhold 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cristian A. Muhrer
    • 1
  • William L. Luyben
    • 2
  1. 1.Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.USA
  2. 2.Lehigh UniversityUSA

Personalised recommendations