Exergy Analysis of Single- and Two-Stage Crude Oil Distillation Units

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Husain Al-Muslim, Ibrahim Dincer, Syed M. Zubair

Department of Mechanical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia

J. Energy Resour. Technol 125(3), 199-207 (Aug 29, 2003) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1595670 History: Received July 01, 2002; Revised May 01, 2003; Online August 29, 2003
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Schematic Diagram of a Crude Oil Distillation Plant
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Schematic of a Single-Stage Distillation Unit (Case II)
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Schematic of a Two-Stage Distillation Unit (Case II)
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Exergy Flow Diagram of Single-Stage and Two-Stage Distillation Units
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(a) Exergy Losses vs. Split Temperature (b) Exergy Efficiency vs. Split Temperature




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