By Johannes Karl Fink
Guide to functional Use of chemical substances in Refineries and Pipelines offers a well-rounded choice of content material, references, and patents to teach the entire sensible chemical offerings to be had for refinery and pipeline utilization, besides their reasons, advantages, and normal features.
Covering the complete spectrum of downstream operations, this reference solves the numerous difficulties that engineers and bosses at the moment face, together with corrosion, leakage in pipelines, and pretreatment of heavy oil feedstocks, whatever that's of growing to be curiosity with modern-day unconventional job.
Additional insurance on particular refinery ingredients and justification on why they react the way in which they do with different chemical compounds and feedstocks is integrated, besides a reference record of acronyms and an index of chemical substances that might supply engineers and bosses the chance to acknowledge new chemical options that may be utilized in the downstream industry.
- Presents strategies practitioners can use to successfully find and make the most of the fitting chemical software particular to their refinery or pipeline operation
- Includes info on the way to appropriately practice operations with assurance on environmental matters and safeguard, together with waste flow remedy and sulfur removal
- Helps readers comprehend the composition and functions of chemical compounds utilized in oil and gasoline refineries and pipelines, in addition to the place they need to be utilized, and the way their constitution interacts whilst combined on the refinery
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