Modelling of a crude distillation column

P. Láng, G. Szalmás, G. Chikány, S. Kemény

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An algorithm and a FORTRAN program have been developed for modelling of crude distillation and vacuum columns on smaller computers. Wang-Henke and Sum of Rates methods are combined in a new way. The memory requirement is low even in the case of a great number of pseudocomponents. An atmospheric crude distillation column has been simulated. Crude oil is described with 50 pseudocomponents chosen on the basis of the TBP curve of the feed. Calcula and experimental results are compared.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)133-139
Number of pages7
JournalComputers and Chemical Engineering
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1991


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Computer Science Applications

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