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  • Centrifugal Pumps and Systems

    Academy Video
    Pumps are second only to motors in the number of installations in refineries, chemical plants, power plants and other industrial applications. Each...
  • Introduction to Applied Optimization - Part 2

    2/2   in the series Applied Optimization
    Academy Video
    This second video in the series on Applied Optimization provides a graphic explanation of how optimization methods are able to find an optimum...
  • Introduction to Applied Optimization - Part 1

    1/2   in the series Applied Optimization
    Academy Video
    This first video in the series on Applied Optimization provides an overview of the subject, including a discussion on the various types of...
  • Dilute-Phase Pneumatic Transport Demonstration

    25/25   in the series Particle Technology
    Academy Video
    Unlike the Dense-Phase Pneumatic Transport, solid particles in the dilute-phase are fully suspended in the gas. To find out the difference between...
  • Weeping in a Distillation Column

    33/33   in the series Distillation in Practice
    Academy Video
    When the vapor rate is low, liquid is allowed to flow through the tray holes before mixing with the vapor. To learn more about weeping, the trays...
  • Vapor Pressure during the Distillation Process

    32/33   in the series Distillation in Practice
    Academy Video
    Vapor Pressure of a liquid can determine the separation of components during the distillation process, as liquid boils when the vapor pressure of the...
  • Steam-Water Testing Demonstration

    31/33   in the series Distillation in Practice
    Academy Video
    Using Steam to test a column requires a few safeguards, as you don’t want to create a vacuum using the steam. Learn how to test a column with steam,...
  • Pressurizing and Depressurizing a Column Demonstration

    30/33   in the series Distillation in Practice
    Academy Video
    During the shutdown process, columns are brought back to atmospheric conditions. The most important thing to consider when doing so is vapor rate, as...
  • Nye Tray in a Distillation Column

    29/33   in the series Distillation in Practice
    Academy Video
    The Nye Tray increases vapor handling capacity by allowing vapor to rise from under the downcomer. To find out how the Nye Tray differs from...
  • Gamma Scans of a Column Demonstration

    28/33   in the series Distillation in Practice
    Academy Video
    Gamma scans of columns can detect density differences between vapor and liquid, and can be helpful in determining equipment damage. To find out more...