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Course Description

Fluid Catalytic Cracking - Advanced October 19, 2019 - October 23, 2019 UOP Training Center, 95 E. Algonquin Rd, Bldg. D, Des Plaines, IL, 60017 USA

Registration Closing Date

September 21, 2020

Register by July 21, 2020 to receive a 10.0% discount.

Course Overview

This advanced course provides an in-depth technical review of FCC unit operations for experienced process engineers. Process variables, controlling the heat balance, catalyst functionality and management, process optimization, fluidization, and troubleshooting are emphasized. Participants work with leading specialists in each area to discuss the engineering considerations for revamp de-bottlenecking and current control systems.

This class is typically conducted one time a year during the third quarter of the year. For more details contact: https://uoptraining.secure.force.com/UOPTrainingContactUsPage.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for process engineers with at least 5 years of experience who need a thorough technical understanding to optimize FCC unit operations. Senior operations personnel will also benefit.

Attendance is limited to current UOP license holders.

The Course Duration is (in Days): 4.5

Course Benefits

  • Describe process variables
  • Determine how to control heat balance
  • Understand FCC catalysts and their function
  • Describe best practices in catalyst management
  • Compare process optimization techniques
  • Analyze fluidization
  • Use troubleshooting best practices

Course Topics

  • Equipment health monitoring and turnaround planning
  • Emissions
  • Reactor and regenerator engineering
  • Refractory lining
  • Modern FCC catalysts
  • Catalyst management
  • Main fractionator processing issues
  • Rotating equipment
  • Process flow and control
  • Fluidization
  • Process variables
  • Control systems
  • Mechanical design updates
  • Special operating topics
  • Troubleshooting

Supplemental Offerings

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