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Design and optimization of Heat Integrated Distillation Column “HIDiC”

Abstract : Distillation is the most applied separation technology. However, its major drawback is the low thermodynamic efficiency (typically around 10%). In response to environmental issues that concern energy consumption of distillation columns, HIDiC (heat integrated distillation column) is expected to have a large impact on energy saving. The aim of this study is to optimize the HIDiC sensitive parameters so as to minimize the Total Annual Cost (TAC). For this, a HIDiC simulation model is developed by using commercial software ProSimPlus. GA (Genetic Algorithm) is used to find the optimal HIDiC configuration where multivariable are optimized without initialization. Binary (Benzene/Toluene) separation case is examined. As a result, 7.4% and 13.9% TAC reductions are realized in comparison with the reported solutions in previous works.
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Omar Yala, David Rouzineau, Raphaële Théry Hétreux, Michel Meyer. Design and optimization of Heat Integrated Distillation Column “HIDiC”. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, Elsevier, 2017, 40, pp.1783-1788. ⟨10.1016/B978-0-444-63965-3.50299-3⟩. ⟨hal-01888431⟩



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