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  • Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Last Update: Feb 03, 2024


  • £99.00
  • 37 Lesson
  • 5.00

About Course

Distillation, a cornerstone of Chemical Engineering, can pose challenges in design, analysis, and interpretation. If you’ve ever found distillation concepts to be a puzzle, your comprehensive solution is here. Immerse yourself in the world of distillation with our all-encompassing course, offering easy-to-follow lessons and practical exercises.

From the very first day, gain a profound understanding of distillation concepts and mechanisms. This course not only imparts essential design techniques widely employed in the industry but also features extensive learning material presented by The Fortunates. Dive into in-depth lectures and detailed problem-solving solutions that make distillation concepts exciting and accessible.

What This Course Offers:

  1. Types of Distillation Exploration: Explore various types of distillation and grasp their key distinctions, unlocking a comprehensive understanding.
  2. Binary Systems Fundamentals: Master the fundamentals of binary systems, laying the groundwork for advanced distillation knowledge.
  3. Bubble and Dew Points Principles: Understand the principles of bubble and dew points and recognize their critical role in distillation processes.
  4. Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium (VLE) Modeling: Model Ideal and Non-Ideal VLE systems, enhancing your ability to analyze complex distillation scenarios.
  5. Effective Methods Implementation: Utilize Shortcut, McCabe Thiele, and Ponchon-Savarit Methods effectively, streamlining distillation design processes.
  6. Heat Integration Techniques: Implement heat integration techniques in distillation column design, ensuring efficiency and optimal performance.
  7. Distillation Column Optimization: Optimize a series of distillation columns using sequencing heuristics, mastering the art of efficient column design.

Course Completion and Certification:

Immerse yourself in engaging video lessons, practical exercises, and downloadable PDF resources. Gauge your understanding through a 10-question quiz, where success requires achieving a minimum score of 70%. Upon successful completion, receive a prestigious certificate, showcasing your dedication and expertise in Distillation.

Master distillation, setting a course to excel as a proficient Chemical Engineer. This course not only equips you with the technical skills but also ignites your passion for distillation, making it an exciting and integral part of your engineering expertise.

Invest in Yourself, Invest in Your Future—Embark on the Journey to Becoming a Successful Chemical Engineer, Specializing in Distillation!

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Course Content

Section 1: Introduction to Distillation

  • Laws of Distillation
  • What is Reflux
  • Antoine Equation
  • Relative Volatility
  • Importance of Efficiencies
  • What are Azeotropes

Section 2: Types of Distillation

Section 3: Types of Distillation Systems

Section 4: Design Methods

Section 5: Ponchon-Savarit Method

Section 6: Additional Distillation Processes

Course Assessment Quiz

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Student Ratings & Reviews

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1 month ago
A really enjoyable course, packed full of information, I found the questions to be particularly useful in this one. A very enjoyable experience.
1 year ago
The very well discussed content on DISTILLATION topic in the form of videos and handwritten notes covered all the concepts. Had a great experience.
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3 years ago
This has been a really enjoyable course to work through. Very informative and suitable for me as a 3rd-year student. It gave me the opportunity to see topics and concepts early and to prepare for my exams in my 4th year. Great experience overall!
3 years ago
Great content, overall very pleased with the outcome of the course will definitely buy another. Thank you.

A course by

Callum Russell
Callum Russell
Founder & Lecturer


  • Basic Mathematics
  • Fundamental Process Design
  • Understanding of Separation Processes
  • Basic Chemistry


  • Chemical Engineering Students
  • Process Engineers
  • STEM Engineering Students
  • Distillary Professionals

Callum Russell is a Chemical Engineering and Project Management lecturer in the school of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences at The University of The West of Scotland. Having amassed over a decade of teaching experience within both the private and public education system, he brings a diverse and dynamic range of theoretical and practical knowledge across both Chemical Engineering and Project Management disciplines.