Tag Archive: pressure

Jan
09

Centrifugal Compressor Efficiency – Part 1

Centrifugal compressors play an important role within the process industry. In some cases compressor capacity may determine the throughput of a plant. If a compressor is used for refrigeration then any variation in compressor operation may directly impact the temperature control in key unit operations such as flash vessels and exothermic reactors. Also, the compressor …

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May
23

Applications – Distillation Control

The fourth workshop in chapter 16 of Control Loop Foundation – Batch and Continuous Processes allows the reader to explore the different features of distillation control. Continuous distillation is used in many industries to separate mixtures of liquids based on differences in their volatility. Within a distillation column, the vapor rising from the bottom of …

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