SPCH 018 : Chemistry of Hydrocarbons

SPCH 018 : Chemistry of Hydrocarbons

  • course description:

    This course covers the essential knowledge about the chemistry of a hydrocarbon and its natural sources, and how to recover the different types of hydrocarbons from crude oil. This knowledge is important to those who are working in petroleum and petro chemical industries. The topics covered gives thorough knowledge about the structure, properties and uses of different industrially important hydrocarbons.

  • course learning outcomes:

    At the end of the course, the participants will be able to;
    - Recognize the impact of Hydrocarbon Chemistry on life.
    - Recognize the functional groups and classes of hydrocarbons.
    - Describe the properties, preparation and reactions of important hydrocarbons.
    - Outline the industrial applications of some hydrocarbons.
    - Examine some of the most important instruments used to purify characterize hydrocarbons.

  • Course outlines:

    - Introduction to functional Groups and classes of hydrocarbons.
    - Chemistry of alkanes, alkenes and alkynes.
    - Aromatic Hydrocarbons.
    - Industrial applications of important hydrocarbons.
    - Identification and characterization of important hydrocarbons from natural sources.

  • practical aspects of the course:

    - Identify the nature of hydrocarbon present in a sample of organic compound.
    - Classify the aromatic and aliphatic compounds.

  • who should attend?

    - R&D scientists.
    - Supervisors.
    - Process Engineers.
    - Chemists.
    - Technicians.

  • duration:

    5 Days


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