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Fuels and Petrochemicals
1. The Chemistry and Expertise of Petroleum, Fourth Edition

The Chemistry and Know-how of Petroleum, Fourth Version

James G. Speight

October 31, 2006 by CRC Press
Reference – 980 Pages – 225 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849390678 – CAT# 9067
Series: Chemical Industries

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Like its bestselling predecessors, this volume traces the science of petroleum from its subterranean formation to the physicochemical properties and the production of numerous products and petrochemical Anticorrosion Strong Cavitation Device intermediates. Presenting almost 50 % new material, this version emphasizes novel refining approaches that optimize effectivity and throughput. It consists of new chapters on heavy oil and tar sand bitumen recovery, deasphalting and dewaxing processes, and environmental points of refining, including refinery wastes, rules, and evaluation. The text also features revised and expanded coverage of instability and incompatibility, refinery distillation, thermal cracking, hydrotreating and desulfurization, hydrocracking, and hydrogen production. A singular, properly-documented, and forward-pondering work, this ebook continues to present the most full coverage of petroleum science, know-how, and refining available. The Chemistry and Expertise of Petroleum, Fourth Edition supplies an excellent platform for scientists, engineers, and other professionals to achieve cleaner and more environment friendly petroleum processing methods.