Chemistry of Petrochemical Processes
Gulf Professional Publishing, Jul 26, 2001 - Technology & Engineering - 356 pages
In Chemistry of Petrochemical Processes, readers find a handy and valuable source of information containing insights into petrochemical reactions and products, process technology, and polymer synthesis. The book reviews and describes the reactions and processes involved in transforming petroleum-based hydrocarbons into the chemicals that form the basis of the multi-billion dollar petrochemical industry. In addition, the book includes information on new process developments for the production of raw materials and intermediates for petrochemicals that have surfaced since the book's first edition.
Provides a quick understanding of the chemical reactions associated with oil and gas processing
Contains insights into petrochemical reactions and products, process technology, and polymer synthesis
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Crude Oil Processing and
C4 Oleffins and Diolefins
Chemicals Based on Benzene
Chemicals Based on Methane
Ethane and Higher
Chemicals Based on Ethylene
Chemicals Based on Propylene
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Properties and Uses of Phenolic Resins
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