Etiket Arşivleri: Distillation

Separation Methods

Separation Methods

Ways to separate mixtures – Chapter 3: Matter & Its Properties

How do we separate …?

Separating Mixtures

Substances in a mixture are physically combined, so processes bases on differences in physical properties are used to separate component

Numerous techniques have been developed to separate mixtures to study components


Used to separate heterogeneous mixtures composed of solids and liquids

Uses a porous barrier to separate the solid from the liquid

Liquid passes through leaving the solid in the filter paper


Used to separate homogeneous mixtures

Based on differences in boiling points of substances involved


Separation technique that results in the formation of pure solid particles from a solution containing the dissolved substance

As one substance evaporates, the dissolved substance comes out of solution and collects as crystals

Produces highly pure solids

Rocky candy is an example of this


A magnet

Can be used to separate a magnetic substance from a non-magnetic substance


Separates components of a mixture based on ability of each component to be drawn across the surface of another material

Mixture is usually liquid and is usually drawn across chromatography paper

Separation occurs because various components travel at different rates

Components with strongest attraction for paper travel the slowest


Decanting is done to separate particulates from a liquid by allowing the solids to settle to the bottom of the mixture and pouring off the particle-free part of the liquid. Another method is to allow two immiscible liquids to separate and the lighter liquid is poured off.


a porous material is used to separate particles of different sizes.

method is most commonly used to effect gross separations, as of liquids from suspended crystals or other solids.

to accelerate filtration, pressure usually is applied.

a series of sieves is stacked, with the screen of largest hole size at the top


Distillation is the process of heating a liquid solution, or a liquid-vapour mixture, to derive off a vapour and then collecting and condensing this vapour. The products of a distillation process are most often limited to an overhead distillate and a bottoms, whose compositions differ from that of the feed.

Distillation 1 ( Dr. Ali Coşkun DALGIÇ )

Distillation with Reflux and McCabe-Thiele Method


Distillation is the process of heating a liquid solution, or a liquid-vapour mixture, to derive off a vapour and then collecting and condensing this vapour. The products of a distillation process are most often limited to an overhead distillate and a bottoms, whose compositions differ from that of the feed.

Distillation 2 ( Dr. Ali Coşkun DALGIÇ )

FE 301 Mass Transfer

Distillation with Reflux and McCabe-Thiele Method

Part 2

Dr. Ali Coşkun DALGIÇ

Today we will discuss:

1) McCabe-Thiele graphical construction

2) Determination of N and XB

3) Minimum number of stages N

4) Minimum reflux

5) Example

6) Subcooled Reflux

7) Multiple Feeds

8) Side stream products

9) Open steam

10) Non-ideal distillation: Murphree efficiency