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Module Detailed Information for [CN4201R]
Academic Year : 2018/2019 Semester : 1
Correct as at 21 Nov 2018 20:00

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Module Title : Petroleum Refining
Module Description : This module provides students with a working knowledge of a refinery set-up, major processes and treatment units and off-site requirements. It starts with the origin and characterisation of crude oil and the quality of refinery products. The course then focuses on crude and vacuum distillation, catalytic reformer, visbreaker and hydrocracker. Other areas covered are product treatment, sour water treatment and sulphur recovery units. Off-site facilities including storage, utilities and energy requirements are discussed. Finally, the integration of various units and material balances, including product blending considerations are discussed. The course includes a refinery visit with a briefing on safety aspects and a tour of process units and control rooms. This module is targeted at senior chemical engineering students.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 05-12-2018 PM
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : CN2116 and CN3132
Preclusion : Nil
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 3-1-0-0-6
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week

Lecture Time Table
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Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
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Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 1].

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