An Investigation on the Feasibility of Simulating the Distillation Curves and ASTM Distillation Temperature
International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Engineering
Volume 5, Issue 5, September 2017, Pages: 80-89
Received: Oct. 31, 2016;
Accepted: Dec. 22, 2016;
Published: Oct. 24, 2017
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Khalid Farhod Chasib, Head of the Petroleum & Gas Engineering Department, Collage of Engineering, University of Thi Qar, Thi Qar, Iraq
Srikanth Karthik P., Visakh Refinery, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, Visakhapatnam, India
For the reliable design of crude oil and residua fractionators and fired heaters, accurate calculation method for ASTM Distillation curves and ASTM distillation temperature at the required volume percentage distilled is necessary. The present work deals with fitting literature data of ASTM Distillation curves and obtain a new correlation suitable to use in modeling when optimizing the refining processes, such as distillation, FCC, catalytic reforming, hydrotreating, etc. The results showed that the values predicted by the new correlation are in very close agreement with literature data and the range of mean overall deviation (%MOD) is (0.305-0.585). Also a shortcut correlation is presented to calculate the ASTM distillation temperature at the required volume percentage distilled. Based on temperatures obtained we can have an estimate of the heating costs involved to perform distillation and temperature at which different cuts are obtained.
Khalid Farhod Chasib,
Srikanth Karthik P.,
An Investigation on the Feasibility of Simulating the Distillation Curves and ASTM Distillation Temperature, International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Engineering.
Vol. 5, No. 5,
2017, pp. 80-89.
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