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Conversion of Sensible Heat to Latent Heat

When we raise the top reflux rate to our preflash tower, the tower-top temperature goes down. This is a sign that we are washing out from the upflowing vapors more of the heavier or higher-molecular-weight components in the overhead product. … Continue reading

24. January 2020 by Jack
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Latent Heat

The amount of heat energy absorbed or lost by a substance when changing phases is called “latent heat.” When steam is condensed towater, the temperature doesn’t change, but heat must be extracted from the steam as it goes through a … Continue reading

12. September 2009 by Jack
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