PM8078 - PETROCHEMICAL UNIT PROCESSES (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

PM8078 - PETROCHEMICAL UNIT PROCESSES (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

PM8078

PETROCHEMICAL UNIT PROCESSES

 LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVE:
• To design and conduct experiments and analyze and interpret data related to petrochemical Unit processes

UNIT I

FEED STOCK AND SOURCE OF PETROCHEMICALS

9

Overview of Petrochemical Industry – The key growth area of India, Economics – Feed stock selections for Petrochemicals – Steam cracking of Gas and Naphtha to produce Olefins, Diolefins and Production of Acetylene.

UNIT II

SYNTHESIS GAS PRODUCTION

9

Steam reforming of Natural gas – Naphtha and Heavy distillate to produce Hydrogen and Synthesis gas – Production of Methanol – Oxo process.


UNIT III

PRIMARY UNIT PROCESSES

9

Fundamental and Technological principled involved in Alkylation – Oxidation – Nitration and Hydrolysis.

UNIT IV

SECONDARY UNIT PROCESSES

9

Fundamental and Technological principled involved in Sulphonation, Sulfation and Isomerisation.

UNIT V

TERTIARY UNIT PROCESSES

9

Fundamental and Technological principles involved in Halogenation and Esterification

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

OUTCOME:
• Students would be able to understand the principles of various unit processes in the petrochemical industry.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Bhaskara Rao, B.K., “A Text on Petrochemicals”, Khanna Publishers, 2000.
2. Sukumar Maiti, “Introduction to Petrochemicals”, 2nd Edition, Oxford and IBH Publishers, 2002.

REFERENCES:
1. Margaret Wells, “Handbook of Petrochemicals and Processes”, 2nd Edition, Ash Gate Publishing Limited, 2002.
2. Sami Matar, and Lewis F. Hatch., “Chemistry of Petrochemical Processes”, 2nd Edition, Gulf Publishing Company, 2000.
3. Dryden, C.E., “Outlines of Chemical Technology”, 2nd Edition, Affiliated East-West Press, 1993.

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