Petrolium Refining and Petrochemicals (2180502)  

List of Practicals

Sr. Practical Title
1
To determine the carbon residue of given sample by rams bottom apparatus.
2
To determine the carbon residue of given sample by conradson apparatus.
3
To determine the calorific value of given sample by bomb calorimeter.
4
To determine the viscosity of given sample using engler viscometer at different temperature ranges.
5
To determine the viscosity of given sample using say bolt viscometer at different temperature ranges.
6
To determine the flash & Fire point of given oil sample using Cleveland open cup apparatus
7
To determine the smoke point of given kerosene (with and without treatment) sample using smoke point apparatus.
8
To determine the percentage of corrosive sulfur in a given petroleum product using constant temperature bath.
9
To characterize the given petroleum product (Diesel & Gasoline) by A.S.T.M distillation (To plot A.S.T.M curve).
10
To find out the flash point of given oil sample using Able’s apparatus
11
To determine the flash and fire point of given sample of oil using Pensky-Martin apparatus
12
To determine the softening point & penetration index of Bitumen
13
To determine the cloud & pour point of given oil sample.
14
To determine the aniline point of given sample.

Open Ended Problem
Open ended problems based on following topics can be selected:
1. Design of Refinery equipments and its auxiliaries
2. Prepare a 3D layout of the entire Refinery starting from the Jetty to Retail market & petrochemical complexes.
3. Compare the properties of different grades of Petrol like Regular, Speed, Super petrol etc.
4. Determination of physical properties of Petrol-Kerosene and Diesel-blend etc.
Major Equipment
1. Penskey Martin apparatus:
2. Cleveland Flash and Fire Point apparatus:
3. Ram's bottom apparatus:
4. Conradsonapparatus
5. Cloud and pour point apparatus:
6. ASTM Distillation apparatus:
7. Saybolt Viscometer
8. Engler Viscometer
9. Smoke point apparatus
10. Ring & Ball apparatus
11. Bomb calorimeter
12. Able’s apparatus
13. Constant Temperature Bath
14. Aniline Point apparatus
Other
1. NPTEL lecture series
2. Literature available for Petroleum Refining
3. MIT Open course lecture on Petroleum Refining