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Dynamics of multistage systems

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posted on 18.07.2018, 13:52 by R.M. Neale
The project evolved from a discussion between academic staff at Loughborough University of Technology and staff from the British Petroleum Co. Ltd. A study was required of the dynamic characteristics of a particular 44-plate crude oil distillation unit at BP Refinery (Llandarcy) Ltd. A programme of experiments was conducted on the industrial unit. Step perturbations in the overhead reflux and sidestream off takes were found to give oscillatory response curves decaying over a two-hour period. A qualitative explanation for these results is given. [Continues.]

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  • Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering

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  • Chemical Engineering

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© R.M. Neale

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1971

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A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

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