Handbook of Industrial Hydrocarbon Processes | by James G. Speight | 2011 | ISBN: 9780750686327. Petrochemicals Engineering Ebook. Chemistry and Chemical Technology. Combustion of Hydrocarbons. Hydrocarbons from Petroleum

Handbook of Industrial Hydrocarbon Processes
by James G. Speight
2011 (657 pages)
ISBN:9780750686327
Including flow diagrams and descriptions of more than 250 leading-edge process technologies, this cutting-edge book will present an analysis of the process steps used to produce industrial hydrocarbons from various raw materials.




Handbook of Industrial Hydrocarbon Processes
Preface
Chapter 1 – Chemistry and Chemical Technology
1. Introduction
2. Organic Chemistry
3. Chemical Engineering
4. Chemical Technology
5. Hydrocarbons
6. Non-Hydrocarbons
7. Properties of Hydrocarbons
References

Chapter 2 – Sources of Hydrocarbons
1. Introduction
2. Natural Products — Reservoirs and Deposits
References

Chapter 3 – Hydrocarbons from Petroleum
1. Introduction
2. Gaseous Products
3. Naphtha
4. Gasoline
5. Kerosene and Related Fuels
6. Diesel Fuel
7. Gas Oil and Fuel Oil
8. Lubricating Oil
9. Wax
References

Chapter 4 – Production of Hydrocarbons From Natural Gas
1. Introduction
2. Gas Processing
3. Natural Gas Hydrates
4. Hydrocarbon Products
References

Chapter 5 – Hydrocarbons from Coal
1. Introduction
2. Occurrence and Reserves
3. Formation and Types
4. Mining and Preparation
5. Properties
6. Hydrocarbons from Coal
7. Liquid Hydrocarbons
8. Solid Hydrocarbons
References

Chapter 6 – Hydrocarbons from Oil Shale
1. Introduction
2. History
3. Origin
4. Kerogen
5. Occurrence
6. Hydrocarbon Fuels
7. Refining Shale Oil
8. Environmental Aspects
9. The Future
References

Chapter 7 – Hydrocarbons from Biomass
1. Introduction
2. Wood
3. Plants
4. Biomass Conversion
References

Chapter 8 – Hydrocarbons from Synthesis Gas
1. Introduction
2. Coal Gasification
3. Gasification of Petroleum Fractions
4. Gasification of Other Feedstocks
5. Fischer—Tropsch Process
References

Chapter 9 – Chemical and Physical Properties of Hydrocarbons
1. Introduction
2. Stereochemistry
3. Molecular Weight
4. Chemical Properties
5. Physical Properties
References

Chapter 10 – Combustion of Hydrocarbons
1. Introduction
2. Combustion Chemistry
3. Slow Combustion
4. Rapid Combustion
5. Complete and Incomplete Combustion
6. Spontaneous Combustion
7. Process Parameters
8. Combustion of Hydrocarbon Fuels
References

Chapter 11 – Thermal Decomposition of Hydrocarbons
1. Introduction
2. Thermal Decomposition
3. Catalytic Decomposition
4. Dehydrogenation
5. Dehydrocyclization
References

Chapter 12 – Petrochemicals
1. Introduction
2. Chemicals from Paraffins
3. Chemicals from Olefins
4. Chemicals from Aromatic Hydrocarbons
5. Chemicals from Acetylene
6. Chemicals from Natural Gas
7. Chemicals from Synthesis Gas
References

Chapter 13 – Pharmaceuticals
1. Introduction
2. History
3. Hydrocarbon Pharmaceuticals
4. Misuse and Toxicity of Hydrocarbons
References

Chapter 14 – Monomers, Polymers, and Plastics
1. Introduction
2. Polymerization
3. Polymers
4. Plastics
References

Chapter 15 – Environmental Effects of Hydrocarbons
1. Introduction
2. Release into the Environment
3. Analysis of Hydrocarbons in the Environment
4. Toxicity Hazards
5. Remediation of Hydrocarbon Spills
References

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