Yang, Q.

Sulzer Chemtech, Winterhur, Switzerland

Yang Quan is a Sulzer Senior Technical Expert, specializing in mass transfer components, such as trays, packings, column internals and separators. He is also in charge of air separation knowledge management within Sulzer Chemtech. He holds a PhD in environmental engineering from the National University of Singapore.

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.