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Title Asphaltenes : characterization, properties, and applications / Jeremy A. Duncan, editor.
Imprint New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2010]
©2010

Series Chemical engineering methods and technology
Chemical engineering methods and technology.
Subject Asphaltene.
Alt Name Duncan, Jeremy A.
Series Chemical engineering methods and technology
Chemical engineering methods and technology.
Subject Asphaltene.
Alt Name Duncan, Jeremy A.
Description 1 online resource (x, 171 pages) : illustrations (some color).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents ASPHALTENES: CHARACTERIZATION, PROPERTIES AND APPLICATIONS ; ASPHALTENES: CHARACTERIZATION, PROPERTIES AND APPLICATIONS ; Contents; Preface; Characterization of Asphaltenes and Crude Oils by Near-UV/Visible Absorption Spectroscopy; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Coloration Schemes for Characterizing Continuous UVVA Spectra; 3. Non-Coloration Single-Parameter Characterization of UVVA Spectra; 4. Effects of Crude Oil Dilution on Characteristic Parameters of UVVA Spectra; 5. The Use of UVVA Techniques for Revealing Multiple Aggregation Stages of Asphaltenes.
6. Unveiling Weak Peak Structures in Predominantly Continuous UVVA Spectra7. Non-Existent "Resonance UV Absorption" of Asphaltenes; 8. On the Possible Nature of Continuum in UVVA Spectra of Asphaltenes; 8.1. The "Urbach Interpretation"; 8.2. A Possible Role of Molecular Diversity; 9. The Most Recent Attempt to Explain UVVA Continuum in Asphaltenes; Conclusion; Acknowlegments; References; Effect of Asphaltene Constituents on Refinery Processes and Products; Abstract; 1.0. Introduction; 2.0. Asphaltene Precipitation; 3.0. Chemical Nature of Asphaltene Constituents; 4.0. Asphaltene Properties.
5.0. Sediment Formation6.0. Influence of Asphaltene Constituents on Processing; 6.1. Separation; 6.2. Visbreaking; 6.3. Coking; 6.4. Catalytic Cracking; 6.5. Hydroconversion; 7.0. Effect of Asphaltene Constituents on Product Quality; 8.0. Conclusion; References; Asphalt Surfaces as Ecological Traps for Water-Seeking Polarotactic Insects: How Can the Polarized Light Pollution of Asphalt Surfaces Be Reduced?; Abstract/Summary; 1. Introduction: Polarotactic Insects Attracted to Asphalt Roads and Polarized Light Pollution of Asphalt Surfaces.
1.1. Attraction of Polarotactic Aquatic Insects to Dry Asphalt Roads1.2. Polarized Light Pollution and Polarized Ecological Trap; 2. Method: Measuring the Polarization Patterns of Asphalt Surfaces by Imaging Polarimetry; 3. Results; 3.1. Polarotactic Aquatic Insects Observed to Land on Asphalt Roads; 3.2. Reflection-Polarization Characteristics of Asphalt Surfaces; 4. Discussion; 4.1. When Do Asphalt Surfaces Reflect Highly and Horizontally Polarized Light?; 4.2. Reducing the Polarized Light Pollution of Asphalt Surfaces; 5. Conclusions; Acknowledgments; References.
Effect of Magnetic Field on the Paramagnetic, Antioxidant, and Viscous Properties of Oils and Resin-Asphaltene Components1. Introduction; 2. Experimental Methods; 3. Results and Discussion; 3.1. Special Features of the Rheological Behavior of Oils in the Magnetic Field; 3.2. Influence of the Magnetic Field on the Paramagnetic and Antioxidant Oil Properties; 3.3. Influence of the Magnetic Treatment on the Paramagnetic and Antioxidant Properties of Resin-Asphaltene oil Components; 4. Conclusions; References.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781611227741 (electronic bk.)
1611227747 (electronic bk.)
9781607414537
1607414538
OCLC # 839305365
Additional Format Print version: Asphaltenes. New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2010 9781607414537 (DLC) 2010001733 (OCoLC)503074649


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