PETROCHEMISTRY AND PETROCHEMICALS TECHNOLOGY

Academic year 2015/2016 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title PETROLCHIMICA E TECNOLOGIA DEI PRODOTTI PETROLIFERI
Course code CM0387 (AF:195387 AR:89116)
Modality Frontal Lesson
ECTS credits 6
Degree level Master's Degree Programme (DM270)
Educational sector code CHIM/04
Period Annual
Course year 2
Where VENEZIA
Course objectives
To provide knowledge about petroleum, refinery products, and industrial technologies to obtain gasoline and petrochemicals.
Pre-requirements
It is necessary that the students attended the courses General and Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry 1, and Physical Chemistry 1.
Contents
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.
Referral texts
K. WEISSERMEL, H. J. ARPE, Industrial organic chemistry, Verlag Chemie ed. 1978.
Type of exam
oral
Teaching methods
The course consists of a series of front lessons in classroom.
Teaching language
Italian