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Continuous Distillation Demonstration

Source: AIChE
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With a distillation column, you can continuously distill water with an ethanol concentration of 25% to achieve a concentration of 75%. Using the Equilibrium diagram for Ethanol water, you will be able determine the concentration of Ethanol in vapor after each distillation stage. From AIChe’s Chemical Engineering for Non-Engineers course: