Handbook of Petrochemicals Production Processes

Handbook of Petrochemicals Production Processes

by Robert A. Meyers

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Chemicals -- and the process used to produce them -- are a billion dollar business. Written by experts from major international petrochemical licensing firms, this innovative handbook details the latest and most powerful chemical processes used to create the most economically important chemicals in the world.

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ISBN-13: 9780071504881
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 12/02/2004
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 1280
File size: 33 MB
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About the Author

Robert Meyers earned his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from UCLA, was a post-doctoral fellow at Cal Tech and manager of chemical processes for TRW. He has published in Science and the Journal of the American Chemical Society as well as Chemical Engineering, written or edited 12 scientific books and holds more than 20 chemical patents. His research has been reviewed in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Chemical Engineering. A more detailed biography appears in Who's Who in the World.

Table of Contents

Contributors Preface Acknowledgments Part 1: Acetic Acid Chapter 1.1: Chiyoda Acetic Acid Process ACETICA(R) (Yasuo Hosono) Part 2: Aniline Chapter 2.1: DuPont/KBR Aniline Process (Eric W. Wong and Ronald Birkhoff) Part 3: 1,3-Butadiene Chapter 3.1: BASF Butadiene Extraction Technology (Robert Brunner) Chapter 3.2: UOP KLP 1,3-Butadiene from Acetylene Process (Steve Krupa, Tim Foley and Stephen McColl) Part 4: Cumene Chapter 4.1: ABB Lummus Global Cumene Production via CDCumene(R) Technology (Stephen Pohl and Sanjeev Ram) Chapter 4.2: UOP Q-Max(TM) Process (Gary A. Peterson and Robert J. Schmidt) Part 5: Ethylbenzene Chapter 5.1: Lummus/UOP Liquid-Phase EBOne Process and CDTECH EB(R) Process (Stephen Pohl and Sanjeev Ram) Chapter 5.2: Polimeri Europa Ethylbenzene Process (Fabio Assandri and Elena Bencini) Chapter 5.3: ExxonMobil/Badger Ethylbenzene Technology Brian Maerz and C. Morris Smith) Part 6: Ethylene Chapter 6.1: ABB Lummus Global SRT(R) Cracking Technology for the Production of Ethylene (Sanjeev Kapur) Chapter 6.2: Stone & Webster Ethylene Technology Colin P. Bowen) Chapter 6.3: KBR SCORE(TM) Ethylene Technology (Steven Borsos and Stephen Ronczy) Part 7: Methanol Chapter 7.1: Lurgi MegaMethanol(R) Technology (Alexander Frei) Part 8: Oxo Alcohols Chapter 8.1: Johnson Mattey Oxo Alcohols Process (Jane Butcher and Geoff Reynolds) Part 9: Phenols and Acetone Chapter 9.1: Polimeri Europa Cumene-Phenol Processes (Maurizio Ghirardini and Maurizio Tampieri) Chapter 9.2: Sunoco/UOP Phenol Process (Robert J. Schmidt) Chapter 9.3: KBR Phenol Process (Alan Moore and Ronald Birkhoff) Chapter 9.4: QBIS(TM) Process for High-Purity Bisphenol A (Ed Fraini, Don West and George Mignin) Part 10: Propylene and Light Olefins Chapter 10.1: Lurgi MTP(R) Technology (Waldemar Liebner) Chapter 10.2: UOP/Hydro MTO Process (Peter R. Pujado and James M. Andersen) Chapter 10.3: UOP Oleflex(TM) Process (Joseph Gregor and Daniel Wei) Chapter 10.4: ABB Lummus Global Propylene Production via Olefins Conversion Technology (Catherine A. Berra and James T. C. Wu) Chapter 10.5: Propylene via CATOFIN(R) Propane Dehydrogenation Technology (V. K. Arora) Part 11: Styrene Chapter 11.1: Lummus/UOP "Classic" Styrene Technology and Lummus/UOP SMART(TM) Styrene Technology (Stephen Pohl and Sanjeev Ram) Chapter 11.2: Stone & Webster (Badger) Styrene Technology (Vincent Welch) Chapter 11.3: Polimeri Europa Styrene Process Technology (Leonardo Trentini and Armando Galeotti) Part 12: Terephthalic Acid Chapter 12.1: EPTA: The Lurgi/Eastman/SK Process (Frank Castillo-Welter) Part 13: Xylenes Chapter 13.1: ExxonMobil PxMaxSM p-Xylene Toluene (Terry W. Bradley) Chapter 13.2: ExxonMobil XyMaxSM Xylene Isomerization (Terry W. Bradley) Chapter 13.3: UOP Parex(TM) Process for p-Xylene Production (Scott E. Commissaris) Part 14: Polyethylene Chapter 14.1: Basell Spherilene Technology for LLDPE and HDPE Production (Maurizio Dorini and Gijs ten Berge) Chapter 14.2: Borstar LLDPE and HDPE Technology (Tarja Korvenoja, Henrik Andtsjo, Klaus Nyfors, and Gunnar Berggren) Chapter 14.3: Chevron Philips Slurry-Loop-Reactor Process for Polymerizing Linear Polyethylene (Mike Smith) Chapter 14.3: ExxonMobil High-Pressure Process Technology for LDPE (Charles E. Schuster) Chapter 14.5: Polimeri Europa Polyethylene High-Pressure Technologies (Mauro Mirra) Chapter 14.6: Basell Hostalen Technology for Bimodal HDPE Production (Dr. Reinhard Kuehl and Gijs ten Berge) Chapter 14.7: Basell Lupotech G Technology for HDPE and MDPE Production (Cyrus Ahmadzade and Gijs ten Berge) Chapter 14.8: Basell Lupotech T Technology for LDPE and EVA-Copolymer Production (Andre-Armand Finette and Gijs ten Berge) Chapter 14.9: UNIPOL(TM) PE Gas-Phase Process: Delivering Value to the PE Industry (Mardee McCown Kaus) Chapter 14.10: NOVA Chemicals SCLAIRTECH(TM) LLDPE/HDPE Swing Technology (Keith Wiseman) Part 15: Polyethylene Terephthalate Chapter 15.1: UOP Sinco Solid-State Polymerization Process for the Production of PET Resin and Technical Fibers (Stephen M. Metro and James F. McGehee) Part 16: Polypropylene Chapter 16.1: Basell Spheripol Technology for PP Production (Maurizio Dorini and Gijs ten Berge) Chapter 16.2: Basell Spherizone Technology for PP Production (Riccardo Rinaldi and Gijs ten Berge) Chapter 16.3: Borstar Polypropylene Technology (Jouni Kivela, Helge Grande, and Tarja Korvenoja) Chapter 16.4: UNIPOL(TM) Polypropylene Process Technology (Barry R. Engle) Chapter 16.5: Chisso Gas-Phase Polypropylene Process (Takeshi Shiraishi) Part 17: Polystyrene Chapter 17.1: BP/Lummus Technology for the Production of Expandable Polystyrene (Robert Stepanian) Chapter 17.2: BP/Lummus Technology for the Production of General-Purpose and High-Impact Polystyrenes (Robert Stepanian) Chapter 17.3: Polimeri Europa General-Purpose Polystyrene Process Technology (Francesco Pasquali and Riccardo Inglese) Chapter 17.4: Polimeri Europa Expandable Polystyrene Process Technology (Dario Ghidoni and Riccardo Inglese) Chapter 17.5: Polimeri Europa High-Impact Polystyrene Process Technology (Francesco Pasquali and Franco Balestri) Part 18: Vinyl Chloride and Polyvinyl Chloride Chapter 18.1: Vinnolit Vinyl Chloride and Suspension Polyvinyl Chloride Technologies (Ulrich Woike and Peter Kammerhofer) Chapter 18.2: Chisso Polyvinyl Chloride Suspension Process Technology and Vinyl Chloride Monomer Removal Technology (Seiichi Uchide) INDEX

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