Separations Interactive Simulations

Our CDF simulations can be downloaded and used offline with the Wolfram CDF plug-in. They are also available on the Wolfram Demonstration Project website. Please contact us at learncheme@gmail.com if you identify problems with any of the simulations or if you have suggestions for simulations we might prepare.


Binary Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium

Mass Balances for Binary Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium (VLE)

Pxy and Txy Diagrams for Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium (VLE)

Adding One Component to a Binary Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium (VLE) Mixture

Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium Diagram for Non-Ideal Mixture

Non-Ideal Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium (VLE) Modeled by the Margules Equation

Add a Component to a Mixture with an Azeotrope

Adiabatic Flash Drum with Binary Liquid Feed

T-x-y and x-y Diagrams for
Binary VLE in Flash Drum

DePriester Chart for Hydrocarbons

Construct P-x-y Diagram
for VLE

Construct T-x-y Diagram
for VLE

Ternary Components

Basic Ternary Phase Diagram

Right and Equilateral Triangle Ternary Phase Diagrams

Ternary Phase Diagram with Phase Envelope

Ternary Phase Diagram with Alternate Phase Envelope

Hunter-Nash Method for Liquid-Liquid Extraction (LLE)


Liquid-Liquid Extraction on a Right-Triangle Ternary Phase Diagram


Construct Single-Stage,
 Liquid-Liquid Extraction

Apply the Hunter-Nash Method
to Liquid-Liquid Extraction


Distillation

McCabe-Thiele Method for Methanol/Water Separation

How to Use the McCabe-Thiele Method for Fractional Distillation

Feed Stages in a Distillation Column

Construct A McCabe Thiele
Diagram for Distillation

Solving Mass Balances on a Distillation Column

Construct an x-y Diagram for Flash Distillation

Prepared by Neil Hendren



Fugacity

Fugacities in a Can of Soda

Fugacity from Equation of State for Water

Fugacity as a Driving Force for Mass Transfer



Phase Equilibrium in a Pure Fluid/Phase Diagrams

Single-Component P-V and T-V Diagrams

Phase Behavior on a Pressure-Volume Diagram

Injecting a Liquid into an Evacuated Tank



Partially Miscible and Immiscible Solutions

Vapor-Liquid-Liquid Equilibrium (VLLE)

Partially Miscible Liquids

Solid-Solid-Liquid Equilibrium

Immiscible Liquids on Pressure-Composition Diagram


Other

Diffusion in Solids

Langmuir Isotherms for a Binary Mixture

Operation of an Absorption Column

Reverse Osmosis

Membrane Concentration Profile

Stripping Column Operation

Construct an X-Y Diagram for
an Absorption Column

Construct an X-Y Diagram for
a Stripping Column

Steady-State Binary
Fickian Diffusion