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  1. Fundamentals of Petroleum and Petrochemical Engineering

    By Uttam Ray Chaudhuri

    Series: Chemical Industries

    The supply of petroleum continues to dwindle at an alarming rate, yet it is the source of a range of products — from gasoline and diesel to plastic, rubber, and synthetic fiber. Critical to the future of this commodity is that we learn to use it more judiciously and efficiently. Fundamentals of...

    Published December 13th 2010 by CRC Press

  2. Advances in Fluid Catalytic Cracking

    Testing, Characterization, and Environmental Regulations

    Edited by Mario L. Occelli

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Refiners’ efforts to conform to increasingly stringent laws and a preference for fuels derived from renewable sources have mandated changes in fluid cracking catalyst technology. Advances in Fluid Catalytic Cracking: Testing, Characterization, and Environmental Regulations explores recent advances...

    Published November 30th 2010 by CRC Press

  3. Chemical Reaction Engineering and Reactor Technology

    By Tapio O. Salmi, Jyri-Pekka Mikkola, Johan P. Warna

    Series: Chemical Industries

    The role of the chemical reactor is crucial for the industrial conversion of raw materials into products and numerous factors must be considered when selecting an appropriate and efficient chemical reactor. Chemical Reaction Engineering and Reactor Technology defines the qualitative aspects that...

    Published August 30th 2010 by CRC Press

  4. Asphaltenes

    Chemical Transformation during Hydroprocessing of Heavy Oils

    By Jorge Ancheyta, Fernando Trejo, Mohan Singh Rana

    Series: Chemical Industries

    During the upgrading of heavy petroleum, asphaltene is the most problematic impurity since it is the main cause of catalyst deactivation and sediments formation. Exploring many aspects related to asphaltenes composition and conversion, Asphaltenes: Chemical Transformation during Hydroprocessing of...

    Published March 25th 2010 by CRC Press

  5. Advances in Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis, Catalysts, and Catalysis

    Edited by B. H. Davis, Mario L. Occelli

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Rising oil costs have stimulated significant interest in the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis (FTS) as a method for producing a synthetic petroleum substitute. Drawn from the proceedings at a symposium held during the 236th meeting of the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia in August 2008, Advances...

    Published November 10th 2009 by CRC Press

  6. Lubricant Additives

    Chemistry and Applications, Second Edition

    Edited by Leslie R. Rudnick

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Cost, environmental, and performance issues coupled with legislative changes, new engine oil requirements, and technology development for exploration of space and the oceans are changing the lubrication additive market. Reflecting how the need for new applications drives the development of new...

    Published April 20th 2009 by CRC Press

  7. Catalysis of Organic Reactions

    Twenty-second Conference

    Edited by Michael L. Prunier

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Apply an Omnibus of Knowledge from Leaders in the Field The unexpected diversity of topics presented at previous gatherings forced organizers of 2008’s 22nd Conference on Catalysis of Organic Reactions to expand its format to reflect the remarkable current degree of specialization in the field....

    Published December 24th 2008 by CRC Press

  8. The Scientist or Engineer as an Expert Witness

    By James G Speight

    Series: Chemical Industries

    The increased technical nature of litigation coupled with an increase in the number of cases have given rise to the need for a book specifically written for scientists and engineers called to testify as expert witnesses. Unique in its approach, The Scientist or Engineer as an Expert Witness assists...

    Published November 14th 2008 by CRC Press

  9. Process Chemistry of Petroleum Macromolecules

    By Irwin A. Wiehe

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Although there is a shortage of light petroleum, there is plenty of heavy petroleum rich in macromolecules available, creating an increasing interest for processes that can convert heavy oils to light oils. Process Chemistry of Petroleum Macromolecules provides the scientific basis for such...

    Published June 20th 2008 by CRC Press

  10. Interfacial Properties of Petroleum Products

    By Lilianna Z. Pillon

    Series: Chemical Industries

    With mounting pressure to extract petroleum from oil sands and other unconventional sources, oil refineries must adapt their processing methods to handle increasingly heavy crude oils. Unlike traditional crude oils, the properties of heavier crude oils include higher viscosity, metal, salt, and...

    Published November 28th 2007 by CRC Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Handbook of Refinery Desulfurization
    By Nour Shafik El-Gendy, James G. Speight
    To Be Published September 25th 2015
  2. Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis, Catalysts, and Catalysis: Advances and Applications
    By Burtron H. Davis, Mario L. Occelli
    To Be Published November 30th 2015
  3. Handbook of Petroleum Refining
    By James G. Speight
    To Be Published February 14th 2016
  4. Advances in Refining Catalysis
    Edited by Deniz Uner
    To Be Published April 26th 2016

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