"A 5-component, 10-stage distillation column was simulated by PACTOLUS by use of the hybrid technique. It was found that the digital-analog simulator is completely satisfactory for solving unsteady-state multicomponent distillation problems. A feedforward controller for a distillation column was designed and tested. The effects of feedforward and feedback control on binary system distillation columns were compared by PACTOLUS. It was found that the liquid flow rates, the holdups as well as the number of stages are important factors in the design of a feedforward controller"--Abstract, page ii.
Waggoner, Raymond C.
Alcorn, Herbert R., 1933-2008
Findley, Marshall E., 1927-1991
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
M.S. in Chemical Engineering
University of Missouri at Rolla
vii, 138 pages
© 1968 Hsian T. Chao, All rights reserved.
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Chemical process control -- Simulation methods
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Chao, Hsian T., "Distillation column simulation and control" (1968). Masters Theses. 6817.