PTAC 1354
INDUSTRIAL PROCESS

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information
    1. The study of the common types of industrial process.
    2. Suggested prerequisite: Introduction to Process Technology.
  2. Student Learning Outcomes
    1. Describe process and operations typical to the processing industry. Assignment rubrics, labs and exams will measure grading.
  3. Major Course Requirements
    1. Requirement: Comprehensive Final Exam.
    2. Requirement: NO MAKEUP ON MISSED EXAMS.
  4. Information on Books and Other Course Materials
    1. Book: Instructor’s resources
  5. Other Policies, Procedures and Important Dates are available in the Catalog.
  6. Course Organization and Schedule:
    1. Weekly Course Schedule

Week Number

Section/Online Work

Week 1

Week 1 Handouts; and Intro to Moodle Chapter 1

Week 2

Introduction- exploration, production, upstream process sections and midstream

Week 3

Crude oil characteristics

Week 4

Distilling and Vacuum Flashing

Week 5

Refinery Gas Plants

Week 6

Test

Week 7

Cat Cracking

Week 8

Alkylation

Week 9

Cat Reforming

Week 10

Hydrocracking

Week 11

Isomerization

Week 12

Residue reduction

Week 13

Gasoline

Week 14

Distillate and Residual Fuels

Week 15

Final Review

Week 16

Final Exam

Disclaimer:  Schedule and content is subject to change at the instructor’s discretion.

 

Labs (10% attendance)

40%

Homework

40%

Tests / Final Exam (average)

20%

 

 

Last Modified: August 29, 2016