Wilcox home × ChE design home × Professional × General × Properties × Equipment × Separation × HYSYS & UniSim × Costs × Safety × Case studies × Excel × MATLAB × Data Analysis

 

Chemical engineering separation techniques; distillation and beyond

This color indicates a link available via Clarkson University (off-campus access)


General treatments of separation techniques

·         Classification and list of techniques

·         Sherwood plots: log(price) versus log(concentration)

·         1987 NRC: from oxygen to penicillin

·         Dining at the Periodic Table: Metals Concentrations as They Relate to Recycling
Jeremiah Johnson, E. M. Harper, Reid Lifset, and T. E. Graedel
Environ. Sci. Technol., 2007, 41, (5), pp 1759–1765.

·         Biological Products:  Chemical Product Design, by E.L. Cussler and G.D. Moggridge, Cambridge University Press (2001), Figure 6.2-1 on page 164.

·         About Sherwood

·         Selection of waste treatment method

·         Capturing CO2 from Coal-Fired Power Plants

·         Aqueous Processes

·         Handbook of Separation Process Technology

·         Chapter VIII in The Engineering Handbook, 2nd edition, edited by R.C. Dorf (CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2005)

·         “Separations Process Synthesis” in Petroleum Technology

·         Excellent selection tree: Figure 4-28 on pp 227,228 in “Chemical Engineering Process Design and Economics: A Practical Guide,” 2nd edition, by G.D. Ulrich and P.T. Vasudevan (Process Publishing, Durham, N.H., 2004)

·         Separation Process Principles, by J.D. Seader and E.J. Henley (Wiley, NY, 1998): 660.2842 S438s

·         Separation Process Technology: 660.2842 H926s

·         Recent Developments in Separation Science: 660.2842 L693r &  660.2842 R295

·         An Introduction to Separation Science: 544 K18i

·         Separation and Purification: 542 T255, v.12

Distillation, absorption, stripping, extraction

·         Thermodynamic models

Solids Separation

·         Search Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology and Engineering Village

·         Solid-gas separations: 620.43 H236, v.3

·         Solid-liquid separations: 660.2842 S6865

·         In HYSYS/UniSim, either click on F12 or Flowsheet, Add Operation and select Solids Handling, where you will find the following solid separations units:

·         Hazard Analysis for Dust-Handling Operations

Biotechnology separations

·         Search Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology and Engineering Village

·         Separation Processes in the Food and Biotechnology Industries

·         Separation and Purification Techniques in Biotechnology

·         Separation Processes in Biotechnology: 660.6 S479

·         Bioseparations: Downstream Processing for Biotechnology: 660.63 B453b

·         Bioseparations Engineering: Principles, Practice, and Economics, M.R. Ladisch, Wiley, NY (2001) ISBN 0471244767.

·         Methods of protein separation: 574.19245 M592

·         Microfiltration and ultrafiltration : principles and applications: 660.284245 Z53m

·         Membrane separations in biotechnology: 660.284245 M533

·         Biotechnology Progress

·         Journal of Biotechnology

·         Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology

·         Trends in Biotechnology

·         Protein Expression and Purification

·         Purifying Monoclonal Antibodies

·         Disposable equipment, Chemical Engineering Progress (July 2009)18.  Disposable plastic equipment is sometimes less expensive to use than the traditional stainless steel and glass equipment that must be cleaned and sterilized after every use.

Membrane separations

·         Handbook of Membrane Separations

·         Ultrafiltration handbook: 660.284245 C521u

·         Pervaporation

·         Handbook of Industrial Membrane Technology

·         Membrane Separation Systems - Recent Developments and Future Directions 

·         Membrane separations in biotechnology: 660.284245 M533

·         Journal of Membrane Science

·         Search “Membrane”at Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology and Engineering Village

·         Capturing CO2 using Membranes

Chromatography, ion exchange, adsorption

·         Search Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology and Engineering Village

·         Simulated moving bed chromatography; Use for separation of chiral molecules

·         Large-Scale Adsorption and Chromatography: 543.089 W247L

·         Preparative-scale chromatography: 543.089 P926

·         Dynamics of chromatography: 544.92 G453d

·         Ion exchangers; properties and applications: 541.372 D695i3

·         Adsorption, dialysis and ion exchange: 660.28423 A512ad

·         Principles of adsorption and adsorption processes: 660.28423 R976p

·         Journal of Chromatography

Other separation techniques

·         Search Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology and Engineering Village

·         Design manual for liquid-liquid separations (coalescers)

·         Supercritical Fluid Extraction

·         Supercritical fluid technology: 660.296 S959

·         Centrifugal techniques: 542 T255, v. 16

·         Techniques of melt crystallization: 542 T255, v.19

·         Surfactant-based separation processes: 660.2842 S961

·         Removing potential organic carcinogens and precursors from drinking water: 628.5 U58e, 1980, no.130a

·         Liquid Filtration edited by Clarkson alum

HYSYS/UniSim:  Note that the palette shows only some of the built-in separation methods.  Click on Flowsheet, Add Operation (or press F12), then select one of the classes than include separation methods (Vessels, Solids Handling, Prebuilt Columns, Short Cut Columns, Upstream Ops).


Clarkson's Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

 

Disclaimer: The material on these pages is intended for instructional purposes by Clarkson University students only.  Neither Clarkson University nor Professor Wilcox are responsible for problems caused by using this information.

 

Last updated October 11, 2011.  Please send comments, suggestions, corrections and questions to Professor William R. Wilcox

 

Wilcox home × ChE design home × Professional × General × Properties × Equipment × Separation × HYSYS & UniSim × Costs × Safety × Case studies × Excel × MATLAB × Data Analysis