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Course Description

Fluid Catalytic Cracking - FCC 101: FCC Fundamentals - Hybrid (Includes Web-Based Training)

Course Overview

Pre-Requisite: This course has a Web-Based Training pre-requisite that must be completed by the registrant prior to the commencement of the course. The Web-Based Training module explores the key technical topics and background of a commercial FCC unit through a detailed scope designed to further enhance knowledge retention. Details on how to access and complete the web-based training will be sent to the registrant’s email address a minimum of 30 days prior to the commencement of the course.

We will be offering this course both in person and virtually. Virtual participants will log on during the live course, which meets during Central Standard Time.

1 week prior to the start of the course, we will provide the Teams meeting link via E-mail.

For more details contact: https://uoptraining.secure.force.com/UOPTrainingContactUsPage .

This course is not scheduled, please contact us at here for more information.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for new process engineers or experienced operators and foremen.
Attendance is limited to UOP license holders.

The Course Duration is (in Days): 5.0

Course Benefits

  • Describe UOP FCC technology
  • Understand the methods to control product yields
  • Compare and contrast the impact of feedstocks
  • Reference descriptions of the process flow and equipment, process control, analytical procedures, metallurgy, and safety
  • Save time and money by attending online lectures from your home or office
  • Study and discuss the process flow and FCC specific equipment, process control, analytical procedures, and unique safety considerations.
  • Step through Startup, Shutdown and Emergency Procedures using the FCC Unit Simulator
  • Calculate key process indicators to assist in optimization and troubleshooting the FCC process unit.

Course Topics

  • Introduction to UOP and FCC
  • Process Flow and Control - Simulator Introduction – use simulator to introduce process control concepts
  • Fluidization
  • Equipment
  • Heat Balance
  • FCC Chemistry - Catalyst as a Process Variable
  • Process Variables Simulator Session - Simulator Session 1 – use simulator to discuss and simulate process variable changes
  • Procedures - Simulator Session 2 - Go through critical steps of startup
  • Process Monitoring Best Practices and Calculations

Supplemental Offerings

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