To provide knowledge about petroleum, refinery products, and industrial technologies to obtain gasoline and petrochemicals.
It is necessary that the students attended the courses General and Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry 1, and Physical Chemistry 1.
1°module: petroleum products technology.
Petroleum composition. Topping. Vacuum. Catalytic cracking. Catalytic reforming. Isomerization. Octane number. Catalytic converter.
2° module: petrochemistry.
Olefins. Diolefins: butadiene, isoprene. Aromatics: benzene, toluene, xylenes, ethyl benzene, styrene, cumene.
K. WEISSERMEL, H. J. ARPE, Industrial organic chemistry, Verlag Chemie ed. 1978.
The course consists of a series of front lessons in classroom.