Petroleum Refining in Nontechnical Language Third Edition (Pennwell Nontechnical Series)
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: William L. Leffler
- Publish Date: 2000-01-14
Leffler gives you an overview of key refining topics by using relevant analogies, easy-to-understand graphs, formulas, and illustrations. Use this book for self-study, as a classroom textbook, or as a quick reference. Contents: Crude oil characteristics Distilling Flashing The chemistry of petroleum Catalytic cracking Refinery gas plants Alkylation Catalytic reforming Residue reduction Hydrocracking Gasoline blending Distillate fuels Asphalt and residual fuel Hydrogen, hydrotreating, and sulfur plants Isomerization Solvent recovery of aromatics Ethylene plants Simple and complex refineries Crude oil, condesate, and natural gas liquids Fuel values - heating values Answers and solutions.