e-Learning

Distillation Process

Hydrocarbons - Distillation - Catalysts - Polymers

GCA/GCA2-E

Who should attend?

  • This e-learning module provides a brief introduction to distillation process.
  • These modules are integrated into some of our Blended Learning courses but can also be followed independently.
  • For any information please contact us at the following address: contact@ifptraining.com.
Audience :
  • Professionals, in the oil or petrochemical industry, interested in refining, olefins, aromatics, polymers production. Specifically for engineers and technical staff who are beginners in this industry, as well as subcontractors, traders, etc.

Level : Proficiency

Course Content

  • FLASH OF A HYDROCARBON MIXTURE

      • Pure substance vapor pressure curve. Flash separation.
  • PRINCIPLES OF CONTINUOUS DISTILLATION

      • Separation enhancement via a distillation column. External reflux and reboiler duty impacts on separation quality and energy consumption.
  • INDUSTRIAL FEATURES OF THE DISTILLATION PROCESS

      • Liquid-vapor contact material: packings and trays.
      • Distillation column main operating conditions.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • explain the basics of liquid-vapor equilibria,
  • describe the role of distillation column internals,
  • describe the distillation process,
  • identify the main equipment in a real unit.