### 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 language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 155-160 |

Number of pages | 6 |

Journal | Petroleum and Coal |

Volume | 58 |

Issue number | 2 |

Publication status | Published - 1 Jan 2016 |

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### Keywords

- Alkylation
- Isopropylbenzene
- Mathematical modeling
- Rectification

### ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Energy(all)

### Cite this

*Petroleum and Coal*,

*58*(2), 155-160.