Distillation Troubleshooting by Henry Z. Kister () [Henry Z. Kister] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Distillation Troubleshooting has 2 ratings and 0 reviews. THE FIRST BOOK OF ITS KIND ON DISTILLATION TECHNOLOGYThe last half-century of research on . THIS is the third book on distillation by the renowned Henry Kister. It is a highly impressive piece of work, but readers may be slightly disappointed considering.
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High-speed computers have takenover the design, control, and operation of towers. Invention andinnovation in tower internals have greatly enhanced tower capacityand efficiency. With all these advances, one would expect thefailure rate in distillation towers to kistfr on the decline. In fact,the opposite is the case: Distillation Troubleshooting collects invaluable hands-onexperiences acquired in dealing with distillation and absorptionmalfunctions, making them readily accessible for those engaged insolving today’s problems and avoiding tomorrow’s.
The first book ofits kind on the distillation industry, troubleshootkng practical lessons itoffers are a must for those seeking the elusive path totrouble-free distillation. Distillation Troubleshooting covers over 1, case histories ofproblems, diagnoses, solutions, and key lessons.
A unique resource for improving the foremost industrialseparation process, Distillation Troubleshooting transforms decadesof hands-on experiences into a handy reference for professionalsand students involved in the operation, design, study, improvement,and management of large-scale distillation.
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High-speed computers have taken over thedesign, troubleshooitng, and operation of towers. Invention and innovationin tower internals have greatly enhanced tower capacity andefficiency. With all these advances, one would expect the failurerate in distillation towers to be on the decline.
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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Review “…an extensive compilation of problems, solutions, andlessons learned…Kister is probably the world’s foremostauthority on the subject…” CHOICESeptember “The third book on distillation by the renowned HenryKister. Successful and unsuccessful struggles with plugging, fouling,and coking Histories and prevention of tray, packing, and internalsdamage Lessons taught by incidents and accidents during shutdowns,commissioning, and abnormal operation Troubleshooting distillation simulations to match the realworld Making packing liquid distributors work Plant bottlenecks from intermediate draws, chimney trays, andfeed points Histories of and key lessons from explosions and fires indistillation towers Prevention of flaws that impair reboiler and condenserperformance Destabilization of tower control systems and how to correctit Discoveries from shutdown inspections Suppression of foam and accumulation incidents A unique resource for improving the foremost industrialseparation process, Distillation Troubleshooting transforms decadesof hands-on experiences into a handy reference for professionalsand students involved in the operation, design, study, improvement,and management of large-scale distillation.
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This book is a fine effort presenting concise summaries myriad Distillation-related gotcha’s, but falls short of his previous must-have titles. In the preface Kister reminds us of at least one human frailty: In these pages he provides a tool to help.
Organized by topic e. Each scenario is approximately 1. The cases are structued by background, problem, other info, and solution. Often a process engineering “Moral” is included. Rather, this is a listing of publications spanning 50 years. Though impressive, and troubleshooitng very useful, the database should have been included on a CD ROM in any searchable format. Let’s hope that is how the author uses it.
I found reading the book a good review of design items that can be overlooked. Still, this is not the required reading of “Distillation Operation” and “Distillation Design” both of which Kister also wrote in the early ‘s. Distillation Troubleshooting is a compendium of problems that likely would have been avoided had the earlier two books been studiously followed. Excellent, case-by-case, description of distillation problems Henry Kister has solved during his distinguished career.
Distillation Troubleshooting by Henry Z. Kister
As a contributing editor to Chemical Processing magazine, I find his case problems helpful in developing puzzles for the magazine. If this review was helpful, please add your vote. This book is useful tool book which introduce most of distillation principles and practial reference information. Although it is not deepful in basic distillation concepts. Such as column pinching and invariant zone in equilium curve. I suggest that new man can refer “Unit operation in chemical engineering” of Warren L.
McCabe in this book’s reading. I am new chemical process engineer in caol tar distillation plant. This book is nice book for me. See all 4 reviews. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Set up a giveaway. Customers who viewed distillafion item also viewed. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
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