Increase of efficiency isopropylbenzene manufacturing with use of integrated mathematical models

Alyona A. Chudinova, Nadezhda I. Buchatskaya, Vladimir V. Podgorniy, Aleksey A. Gavrikov, Elena N. Ivashkina, Irena O. Dolganova

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Abstract

A mathematical model of isopropyl benzene obtaining reactor process on chloroaluminum catalyst was developed. With use of HYSYS software a computer model of benzene with propylene alkylation technological scheme was created. Integration of computer models allowed carrying out calculations to determine technological modes of production, allowing to obtain a marketable product of higher quality. It was shown that increasing of isopropylbenzene concentration in commercial product to 99.9% by weight can be achieved by implementing of sequence separation in distillation columns due to redistribution of ethylbenzene and n-butyl benzene loads.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)155-160
Number of pages6
JournalPetroleum and Coal
Volume58
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016

Keywords

  • Alkylation
  • Isopropylbenzene
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Rectification

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy(all)

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