Fluid Catalytic Cracking Handbook

2nd Edition

An Expert Guide to the Practical Operation, Design, and Optimization of FCC Units

Print ISBN: 9780884152897
eBook ISBN: 9780080506593
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
Published Date: 8th June 2000
Page Count: 352
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This thoroughly updated edition of Fluid Catalytic Cracking Handbook provides practical information on the design, operation, troubleshooting, and optimization of fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) facilities. Based on the author's years of field experience, this expanded, second edition covers the latest technologies to improve the profitability and reliability of the FCC units, and provides several "no-to-low-cost" practical recommendations. A new chapter supplies valuable recommendations for debottlenecking and optimizing the performance of cat cracker operations.

Table of Contents

Process flow description. FCC Feed Characterization. FCC Catalysts. Chemistry of FCC reactions. Unit monitoring and control. Products and economics. Project management and hardware design. Troubleshooting. Emerging trends in fluidized catalytic cracking. Appendixes: Total correlations. n-d-M correlations. API correlations. ASTM to TBP conversion. Definitions of fluidization terms. Glossary. Index.


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"Presented in easy-to-follow language... A valuable book for those personnel involved in fluid catalytic cracking area of operation." Drilling and Exploration World, January 2003