Petroleum Refining Engineering

Petroleum Refining EngineeringHours: 3 0 3

Introduction, Origin, Formation & composition of petroleum, Indigenous and world resources, Refinery products, Properties, Standard tests, Characterization and evaluation of crude oil stocks, Crude pre heating and preliminary treatment, Pipestill heaters, Desalting, atmospheric and vacuum distillation, Steam stripping, Arrangement of towers, Calculation of number of trays, Types of reflux employed, Packie’s approach, Processing plans, schemes and product patterns of refineries, Modern separation, Conversion and treatment processes, Thermal & catalytic cracking and reforming, Hydrocracking, Auxiliary processes and operations, refinery corrosion and metals,Blending plants, Product design and marketing, Use of linear programming techniques to solve refinery blending and production problems, Overview of petroleum act.

Pre-requisites: CH212Co-requisites: None

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course

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