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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 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...
  • 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...
  • Baffles in the Sump of a Column Demonstration

    22/33   in the series Distillation in Practice
    Academy Video
    Placing a vertical baffle on the bottom of the column provides separate outlets for the reboiler and the bottom product stream. A constant flow is...
  • 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...
  • Distilled Water Demonstration

    24/33   in the series Distillation in Practice
    Academy Video
    Distilled water is water that has been boiled and the water vapor collected and condensed back into a liquid. Contaminants in the water are minimal...
  • Downcomer Clearance in a Distillation Column

    25/33   in the series Distillation in Practice
    Academy Video
    Clearance under the downcomer in the distillation column is determined by sealing, backup, and fouling. Visit AIChE’s Distillation Technology for...
  • Equilibrium Curve Demonstration

    26/33   in the series Distillation in Practice
    Academy Video
    Using the Equilibrium Curve, we can measure the composition of the vapor mixture in equilibrium with the liquid mixture for any number of different...
  • Flooding and Entrainment in a Distillation Tray

    27/33   in the series Distillation in Practice
    Academy Video
    Flooding occurs when the froth level reaches the tray above. Liquid is being recycled and carried to the tray above by the froth. Flooding and...