King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Department of Chemical Engineering

 

First Semester 2002-2003

September 9, 2002

CHE 461-02

Petroleum Refining

 

 

 

 

Instructor: Dr. Habib H. Al-Ali

Office:        16-218    

Tel:             860-2599

Email:         hhali@kfupm.edu.sa

 

Location:    4-149

 

Time:          SMW 7:00 7:50 a.m

 

Textbook:    Petroleum Refining Technology and Economics, by J. Gary and G.               Handwerk, 3rd ed., Marcel Dekker Inc., New York.

 

Pre-requisite: CHE 306

 

Topics:

  1. Introduction to overall refinery flow
  2. Refinery products
  3. Refinery feedstock
  4. Crude distillation
  5. Coking and thermal processes
  6. Catalytic reforming and isomerization
  7. Catalytic cracking
  8. Hydrotreating, hydrocracking and hydroprocessing
  9. Alkylation and polymerization
  10. Product blending

 

Grading Policy:

 

Midterm Exam (Sunday  November 3, 5:30 p.m)             35%

Final Exam                                                                                  35%

Homework, Class Participation, and Term Report                        30%

                                                                                                            100%

 

Note:

  1. Class attendance is very important.
  2. Students absent 6 times will receive a warning; 9 times a grade of WF.
  3. Late attendance is not allowed at all.