Distillation processes

Distillation processes

Thermally-based industrial chemical separation processes such as distillation now account for 10 to 15 percent of the world’s annual energy use. Shown is an industrial distillation facility in which chemicals are separated according to their boiling points. (Credit: Luigi Chiesa, Wikimedia Commons)

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Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Energy, Environment, Research
Keywords
chemical engineering, chemistry, energy, separations
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Apr 28, 2016 - 10:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:55pm