Course Description

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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Learner Outcomes

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.


This program was made possible by funding from the Government of Alberta.
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Section Title
Gas Processes and Facilities - Fluids - Fractionation
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Jul 08, 2024 to Aug 18, 2024
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $280.00
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes
There are no prerequisites for this course. 
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