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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Equipment for Fuel Processing Technology and Petrochemistry - N215017
Title: Palivářská a petrochemická zařízení
Guaranteed by: Department of Petroleum Technology and Alternative Fuels (215)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2013 to 2020
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:5
E-Credits: summer s.:5
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/2, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Additional information:
Guarantor: Maxa Daniel Ing. Ph.D.
Is interchangeable with: M215008
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: ROZ215 (21.11.2012)
The aim of the course is the application of chemical engineering for design and calculations of equipment used in refineries and fuel processing industry. Characteristics of unit operations, their basic principles, and principles of calculations are subject of study. Special attention is paid to the properties of streams (crude oil and petroleum fractions) and other specific aspects of unit operations used in refinery processes.
Aim of the course -
Last update: ROZ215 (20.11.2013)

Students will be able to:

choose appropriate unit operation(s) for particular chemical processes

choose appropriate calculation methods

work out basic equipment design

Literature -
Last update: ROZ215 (26.09.2013)

R: Trambouze P., Petroleum Refining 4, Materials and Equipment. Editions Technip, 2000, ISBN: 2-7108-0761-0

A: Blažek J., Rábl, V., Základy zpracování a využití ropy, VŠCHT 2006, ISBN: 80-7080-619-2

Learning resources -
Last update: Maxa Daniel Ing. Ph.D. (20.08.2013)

Maxa D., texts and exercises,

Syllabus -
Last update: Maxa Daniel Ing. Ph.D. (20.11.2012)

1. Approaches to design of process/equipment, equipment cost, environmental aspects

2. Multicomponent mixtures and their characterization for stream definition in refinery processes

3. Short-cut calculation of separation of multicomponent mixtures

4. Construction of distillation tray columns, parameters

5. Construction of packed distillation columns, parameters, calculations

6. Furnaces - fired heaters, construction, parameters

7. Fired heaters - fuels, efficiency, heat integration

8. Fired heaters - calculation

9. Heat exchangers - construction, materials, calculation

10. Heat exchangers - calculation

11. Pumps - types, usage, calculations

12. Compressors - types, usage, calculations

13. Fluid flow, transport, pipelines

14. Reactors in refinery industry

Registration requirements -
Last update: Maxa Daniel Ing. Ph.D. (20.08.2013)

Math I, Chemical engineering I

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 2 56
Účast na seminářích 1 28
5 / 5 140 / 140
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Examination test 40
Continuous assessment of study performance and course -credit tests 40
Oral examination 20