Petroleum Refining in Nontechnical Language

Petroleum Refining in Nontechnical Language

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William Leffler's Petroleum Refining in Nontechnical Language, 4th Edition is a comprehensive overview of key refining topics by using relevant analogies, easy-to-understand graphs, formulas, and illustrations. It is ideal for professionals who are qon the outside looking in, q i.e., in any field that provides products or services to or deals with the engineers who run refineries. Each chapter was carefully written in nontechnical language giving a basic understanding of the refining industry. For further reinforcement of the material, Leffler provides exercises at the end of each chapter complete with answers.During the process, the aromatic rings get saturated with hydrogen, converting them to naphthenes with more hydrogen-to-carbon ratios that burn cleaner. Distillates hydrotreating. ... One of the coproducts of making ethylene from naphtha or gas oil is pyrolysis gasoline (covered in chapter 19). ... Although the flow diagrams are similar to lighter stream hydrotreaters, the hardware and yields are different.

Title:Petroleum Refining in Nontechnical Language
Author:William L. Leffler
Publisher:PennWell Books - 2008


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