Practical Advances in Petroleum Processing [E-Book] / edited by Chang S. Hsu, Paul R. Robinson.
Hsu, Chang S. (editor)
Robinson, Paul R. (editor)
New York, NY : Springer New York, 2006
XLIV, 866 p. 320 illus. online resource.
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Table of Contents:
  • Petroleum Processing Overview
  • The Origin of Petroleum
  • Crude Assay
  • Integrated Methodology for Characterization of Petroleum Samples and Its Application for Refinery Product Quality Modeling
  • Catalytic Processes for Light Olefin Production
  • Kinetics and Mechanisms of Fluid Catalytic Cracking
  • Hydrotreating and Hydrocracking: Fundamentals
  • Recent Advances in Hydrocracking
  • Current Progress in Catalysts and Catalysis for Hydrotreating
  • Ultra Deep Desulfurization of Diesel: How an Understanding of the Underlying Kinetics Can Reduce Investment Costs
  • Ultra-Clean Diesel Fuels by Deep Desulfurization and Deep Dearomatization of Middle Distillates
  • Synergistic Extractive Desulfurization Processes
  • Advanced Reactor Internals for Hydroprocessing Units
  • Environmental Pollution Control
  • Conventional Lube Basestock Manufacturing
  • Selective Hydroprocessing for New Lubricant Standards
  • Synthetic Lubricant Base Stock Processes and Products
  • Challenges in Detergents and Dispersants for Engine Oils
  • The Chemistry of Bitumen and Heavy Oil Processing
  • Mechanistic Kinetic Modeling of Heavy Paraffin Hydrocracking
  • Modeling of Reaction Kinetics for Petroleum Fractions
  • Advanced Process Control
  • Refinery-Wide Optimization with Rigorous Models
  • Modeling Hydrogen Synthesis with Rigorous Kinetics as Part of Plant-Wide Optimization
  • Hydrogen Production and Supply: Meeting Refiners' Growing Needs
  • Hydrogen: Under New Management
  • Improving Refinery Planning Through Better Crude Quality Control.