Advanced Turbo Expander Compressor Technology in Ethylene Plants

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Professional Training Course
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Course Overview

Day 1 - Market and properties of ethylene. Description of an ethylene production plant. Liquid cracking. Gas cracking.

Day 2 - Turbomachinery classification. Turboexpanders classification. Principles and geometry of a turboexpander-compressor. Turboexpanders loading devices.

Day 3 - Oil bearings in turboexpanders. Magnetic bearings in turboexpanders. Automatic clamping systems. High efficiency boosters.

Day 4 - Dust-free design. Automatic thrust balance system. Seal gas systems. Design considerations.

Day 5 - Nozzle efficiency. Enthalpy-Entropy diagram of typical nozzle. Expander performance curves. Compressor performance curves.

Who should take this course

This programme identifies the key areas of chemical engineering that are most commonly encountered by the non-specialist with examples that will be drawn from a range of process industries including oil and gas processing petrochemicals chemical manufacturing.


In this programme you will:

  • Acquire in depth knowledge about ethylene production plants
  • Troubleshoot and analyse how a turbo expander-compressor system works
  • Identify each part of a turbo expander-compressor system
  • Analyse the turbo expander-compressor design principles
  • Read and produce a turbo expander-compressor control system



Course content

This course is intended for professionals that are working in ethylene production facilities where a turboexpander-compressor technology is being used or investigated in order to recover ethylene.In particular this course would be advantageous for:

Process Technicians, Chemical Operators, Ethylene Millwrights, Process Engineers, Project Engineers, Process Improvement Engineers, Engineering Advisors, Production Team Leaders and Plant Managers.

About Course Provider

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