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Operating Line Graph Demonstration

Source: AIChE
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    2 minutes
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The Operating Line is the mass balance representation of the amount of reflux returned to the distillation column. With the Equilibrium Diagram using the operating line, you can determine how many stages and the percentage of concentration of Ethanol in liquid and vapor. Learn more in AIChE’s Chemical Engineering for Non-Engineers course