A.K. Coker A.K.C. Technology Sutton Coldfield, U.K. Designers are often required to size separators or knockout drums for removing liquids from process gas streams. A Fortran computer program called "Vessel" has been developed to size both horizontal and vertical separators for known fluids' rates and physical properties. A review of the design of horizontal and vertical separators precedes the program listings. PROCESS VESSELS Two principal kinds of processing vessels are used in the chemical process industries: those without internals and those with internals. Empty separators (without inter...

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