Petroleum Refining Processes

Petroleum Refining Processes

by James G. Speight
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824705998

ISBN-13: 9780824705992

Pub. Date: 10/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This work highlights contemporary approaches to resource utilization and provides comprehensive coverage of technological advances in residuum conversion. It illustrates state-of-the-art engineering methods for the refinement of heavy oils, bitumen, and other high-sulphur feedstocks.  See more details below

Overview

This work highlights contemporary approaches to resource utilization and provides comprehensive coverage of technological advances in residuum conversion. It illustrates state-of-the-art engineering methods for the refinement of heavy oils, bitumen, and other high-sulphur feedstocks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824705992
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Series:
Chemical Industries Series
Pages:
728
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

Feedstock terminology, availability and evaluation: definition and terminology; occurrence and availability; composition; testing and evaluation. Engineering aspects of refining: reaction stoichiometry; chemical kinetics; thermochemistry and chemical equilibrium; kinetic measurements and data analysis; reactor design; mixing in flow systems and reactors; transport phenomena; heterogeneous gas-solid reactions and heterogeneous catalysis. Refining: pre-treatment and distillation; thermal cracking; catalytic cracking; hydrotreating; hydrocracking; the next generation processes; product improvement; hydrogen production. Conversion factors and SI units.

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