Distillation - Column Operation, Control, and Troubleshooting Course

Acquire skills in distillation column operation, control, and troubleshooting in this training course. Learn techniques to optimize distillation processes. BMC Training offers Distillation - Column Operation, Control, and Troubleshooting Course in Oil and Gas Training Courses.

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Distillation - Column Operation, Control, and Troubleshooting Training Course

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London , UK 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 5950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 7500 GBP
Munich , Germany 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 8900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 8300 GBP
New York , United States 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 12750 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 9100 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 28 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 5550 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 28 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 8700 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 28 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 8400 GBP
Washington , United States 28 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 13500 GBP
Milan , Italy 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 7500 GBP
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Hong Kong , Hong Kong 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 9100 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 5300 GBP
Rome , Italy 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 7900 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 8300 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 8700 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 5550 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 8700 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 8400 GBP
Washington , United States 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 13500 GBP
London , UK 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 5950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 7500 GBP
Munich , Germany 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 8900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 8300 GBP
New York , United States 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 12750 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 9100 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 11500 GBP
Milan , Italy 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 7500 GBP
Dubai , UAE 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 5722.5 GBP
Paris , France 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 7900 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 9100 GBP
London , UK 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 5950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 7500 GBP
Munich , Germany 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 8900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 8300 GBP
New York , United States 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 12750 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 9100 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 5300 GBP
Rome , Italy 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 7900 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 8300 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 8700 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 15 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 5550 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 15 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 8700 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 15 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 8400 GBP
Washington , United States 15 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 13500 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 11500 GBP
Milan , Italy 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 7500 GBP
Dubai , UAE 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 5722.5 GBP
Paris , France 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 7900 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 9100 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 5300 GBP
Rome , Italy 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 7900 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 8300 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 8700 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 5550 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 8700 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 8400 GBP
Washington , United States 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 13500 GBP
London , UK 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 5950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 7500 GBP
Munich , Germany 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 8900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 8300 GBP
New York , United States 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 12750 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 9100 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 11500 GBP
Milan , Italy 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 7500 GBP
Dubai , UAE 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 5722.5 GBP
Paris , France 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 7900 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 9100 GBP
London , UK 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 5950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 7500 GBP
Munich , Germany 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 8900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 8300 GBP
New York , United States 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 12750 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 9100 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 5300 GBP
Rome , Italy 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 7900 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 8300 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 8700 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 10 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 5550 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 10 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 8700 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 10 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 8400 GBP
Washington , United States 10 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 13500 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 11500 GBP
Milan , Italy 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 7500 GBP
Dubai , UAE 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 5722.5 GBP
Paris , France 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 7900 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 9100 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 5300 GBP
Rome , Italy 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 7900 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 8300 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 8700 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 5550 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 8700 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 8400 GBP
Washington , United States 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 13500 GBP
London , UK 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 5950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 7500 GBP
Munich , Germany 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 8900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 8300 GBP
New York , United States 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 12750 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 9100 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 11500 GBP
Milan , Italy 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 7500 GBP

Course Syllabus

Introduction:

The Distillation – Column Operation, Control, and Troubleshooting training program is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of distillation processes, focusing on column operations, control strategies, and techniques for effectively troubleshooting common issues. This five-day course is tailored to meet the needs of experienced engineers and operators in the field of chemical engineering and process operations.

Objectives:

  1. Gain in-depth knowledge of distillation principles and their application in industrial processes.
  2. Understand the fundamentals of column operations, including key parameters, equipment, and process variables.
  3. Explore various control methodologies used in distillation, such as feedback control, cascade control, and advanced control techniques.
  4. Learn troubleshooting strategies to identify and resolve common distillation column issues.
  5. Acquire practical expertise in optimizing distillation operations, improving product quality, and enhancing process efficiency.
  6. Foster a collaborative learning environment through interactive discussions, case studies, and hands-on exercises.

Course Outline:

Day 1: Fundamentals of Distillation

  • Introduction to distillation processes and their significance in the industry.
  • Overview of distillation column types, configurations, and equipment.
  • Key principles and concepts of vapor-liquid equilibrium and phase behavior.
  • Distillation column terminology, terminology, and process variables.
  • Distillation column internals and their impact on separation efficiency.

Day 2: Column Operations and Optimization

  • Key parameters for effective column operations.
  • Heat and mass transfer in distillation columns.
  • Tray and packing designs and their selection criteria.
  • Energy optimization and heat integration techniques.
  • Feed and product specifications and their influence on column performance.

Day 3: Distillation Control Strategies

  • Introduction to distillation control and its importance in process optimization.
  • Feedback control strategies for level, pressure, and temperature.
  • Cascade control and ratio control for distillation columns.
  • Advanced control techniques, including model predictive control (MPC) and neural networks.
  • Case studies and examples of successful control strategies.

Day 4: Troubleshooting and Problem Solving

  • Common operational issues in distillation columns and their causes.
  • Techniques for diagnosing and troubleshooting column performance problems.
  • Strategies for addressing flooding, weeping, entrainment, and other operational challenges.
  • Maintenance and inspection practices for maintaining column performance.
  • Hands-on exercises and simulations to enhance troubleshooting skills.

Day 5: Optimization and Process Improvements

  • Overview of distillation column optimization techniques.
  • Identification of bottlenecks and optimization opportunities.
  • Strategies for improving energy efficiency and reducing operating costs.
  • Enhancing product quality through column optimization.
  • Future trends and innovations in distillation processes.

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