Predicting Alkylate Yield and its Hydrocarbon Composition for Sulfuric Acid Catalyzed Isobutane Alkylation with Olefins Using the Method of Mathematical Modeling

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Nurmakanova, A.E. ; Ivashkina, E.N. ; Ivanchina, E.D. ; Dolganov, I.A. ; Boychenko, S.S. (2015)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Procedia Chemistry, volume 15, pages 54-64 (issn: 1876-6196)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.proche.2015.10.009
  • Subject: Chemistry(all) | алкилирование | Chemical Engineering(all) | изобутан | математическое моделирование | октановые числа | изобутилен | серная кислота
    mesheuropmc: complex mixtures

The article provides the results of applied mathematical model of isobutane alkylation with olefins catalyzed by sulfuric acid to predict yield and hydrocarbon composition of alkylate caused by the changes in the feedstock composition and process parameters. It is shown that the alkylate produced from feedstock with less mass fraction of isobutane has lower octane value. Wherein the difference in composition of the feedstock contributes to antiknock index by the amount of 1.0-2.0 points.
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