Yang, Q.

Sulzer Chemtech, Winterhur, Switzerland

Quan Yang is a Sulzer Senior Technical Expert, specializing in mass transfer components. He is in charge of air separation knowledge management within Sulzer Chemtech. Recently, his field expanded to process optimization for DWC. He holds a PhD in environmental engineering from the National University of Singapore.

Dividing wall columns for fatty acids fractionation

The use of dividing wall columns (DWCs) has been a hot topic over the past decades, as DWCs can potentially bring huge savings in operational costs and capital investment.

CFD study of mixing performance of redistribution systems for packed columns

The maldistribution of liquid flow within long packed beds is a well-known phenomenon in distillation and absorption columns. In a packed column, the maldistribution of liquid results in differences in liquid concentration across the column.