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Simulation and sensitivity analysis for heavy linear paraffins production in LAB production Plant

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Linear alkyl benzene (LAB) is vastly utilized for the production of biodegradable detergents and emulsifiers. Predistillation unit is a part of LAB production plant in which that produced heavy linear paraffins (nC10-nC13). In this study, a mathematical model has been developed for heavy linear paraffins production in distillation columns, which has been solved using a commercial code. The models have been validated by the actual data. The effects of process parameters such as reflux rate, and reflux temperature using Gradient Search technique has been investigated. The sensitivity analysis shows that optimum reflux in columns are achieved.
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16
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4
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87-94
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1 - 12 - 2014
online
11 - 12 - 2014
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  • Yasouj University, Chemical Engineering Department, Yasouj 75918-74831, Iran
  • Shiraz University of Technology, Chemical Engineering Department, Iran
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