Advanced Turbo Expander Compressor Technology in Ethylene Plants

Classroom based course with study materials, lecturer support and CPD Hours included

London Training For Excellence


£4,200 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
5 Days
No formal qualification
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  • Tutor is available to students

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This programme identifies the key areas of chemical engineering that are most commonly encountered by the non-specialist with examples that will be drawn from a range of process industries including oil and gas processing, petrochemicals, chemical manufacturing. Objectives: In this programme you will: · Acquire in depth knowledge about ethylene production plants · Troubleshoot and analyse how a turboexpander-compressor system works · Identify each part of a turboexpander-compressor system · Analyse the turboexpander-compressor design principles · Read and produce a turboexpander-compressor control system


Day 1

  • Market and properties of ethylene
  • Description of an ethylene production plant
  • Liquid cracking
  • Gas cracking

Day 2

  • Turbomachinery classification
  • Turboexpanders classification
  • Principles and geometry of a turboexpander-compressor
  • Turboexpanders loading devices

Day 3

  • Oil bearings in turboexpanders
  • Magnetic bearings in turboexpanders
  • Automatic clamping systems
  • High efficiency boosters

Day 4

  • Dust-free design
  • Automatic thrust balance system
  • Seal gas systems
  • Design considerations

Day 5

  • Nozzle efficiency
  • Enthalpy-Entropy diagram of typical nozzle
  • Expander performance curves
  • Compressor performance curves

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