10.32 Separation Processes

As taught in: Spring 2005

A diagram demonstrating a binary distillation column.

Binary distillation column. (Figure by MIT OpenCourseWare.)

Level:

Undergraduate

Instructors:

Dr. William Dalzell

Course Features

Course Description

This course covers the general principles of separation by equilibrium and rate processes. Topics include staged cascades and applications to distillation, absorption, adsorption, and membrane processes. Phase equilibria and the role of diffusion are also covered.