INSTRUMENTATION IN PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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					UEI005                INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROL                      3   0 0 3
                      IN PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY

UNIT I
PETROLEUM PROCESSING:                                                       9
Petroleum exploration - recovery techniques oil-gas separation processing -wet
gases- refining of crude oil.

UNIT II
OPERATIONS IN PETROLEUM INDUSTRY                                               9
Thermal cracking-catalytic cracking-catalytic reforming -polymerisation- alkylation-
isomerisation-production of ethylene, acetylene and propylene from petroleum.

UNIT III
CHEMICALS FROM PETROLEUM PRODUCTS                                         9
Chemical from petroleum-methane derivatives - acetylene derivatives acetylene
derivatives - ethylene derivatives- propylene derivatives-other products.

UNIT IV
MEASUREMENTS IN PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY                                     7
Parameters to be measured in refinery and petrochemical industry selection and
maintenance of measuring instruments - intrinsic safety of instruments.

UNIT V
CONTROL LOOPS IN PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY                                         11
Process control in refinery and petrochemical industry-control of distillation column-
control of catalytic crackers and pyrolysis unit-automatic control of polyethylene
production-control of vinyl chloride and PVC production.

                                                                         L = 45
Text Books:
1. Waddams A.L.Chemical from petroleum, Butter and Janner Ltd., 1968
2. Balchan.J.G.and Mumme K.I., Process Control Structures and Applications, Van
   Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York, 1988.

References:
1.Austin G.T. Shreves, Chemical Process Industries, Mc Graw Hill International
  student edition, Singapore , 1985.
2.Liptak B.G. Instrumentation in Process Industries, Chilton Book Company, 1994.

				
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