In this course, you'll focus on the fractionation process starting with simple distillation as you explore the separation of components by the differences in their boiling points. You'll develop your understanding of multi-stage fractional distillation, fractional distillation operations, required equipment and troubleshooting problems. You'll also learn about the advantages and disadvantages of packed and trayed towers as well as multi-tower fractionation systems.
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Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- describe fractionation processes
- discuss fractionation processes
- describe fractionation equipment
- describe operational procedures
- discuss fractionation systems.