Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5660521
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Petroleum And Natural Gas Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator:
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Concept of crude oil as raw material in petro-chemical industry. Testing of crudes. Separation of petroleum into fractions by physical methods. Thermal cracking and catalytic cracking of petroleum crudes. Classification of petroleum chemicals according to source: C1,C2, C3, C4, C5 and higher hydrocarbon derivatives. Derivatives of synthesis gas. (AF)