8th Sem, Petro

Petroleum Corrosion Technology Petro 8th Sem Syllabus for VTU BE 2017 Scheme

Petroleum Corrosion Technology detail syllabus for Petroleum Engineering (Petro), 2017 scheme is taken from VTU official website and presented for VTU students. The course code (17PC82), and for exam duration, Teaching Hr/week, Practical Hr/week, Total Marks, internal marks, theory marks, duration and credits do visit complete sem subjects post given below.

For all other petro 8th sem syllabus for be 2017 scheme vtu you can visit Petro 8th Sem syllabus for BE 2017 Scheme VTU Subjects. The detail syllabus for petroleum corrosion technology is as follows.

Course Objectives:

To understand the types of corrosion found in the petroleum industries. This course will provide the student with knowledge of the analytical methods needed to diagnose, treat, and monitor corrosion to reduce costs, protect the environment, and increase safety.

Module 1
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Module 2

Forms of corrosion-uniform-pitting-Galvanic erosion-Intergranualar and weld corrosion, selective Leaching, stress corrosion. Hydrogen embittermentFatigue. Role of oxygen in oil filed corrosiondownhole and surface equipment-water flood Removal of oxygen, analysis and criteria for control. Role of carbon dioxide (CO2) in corrosion-Effect of temperature and pressure Corrosion of well tubing and other equipments. Role of hydrogen sulphide (H2S)-Corrosion in downhole, surface, storage and pipelines.

Module 3

Casing and Pipeline Corrosion – Introduction, Types of Casing, Corrosion of Steel, Protection of Casing from Corrosion, Interaction of Old with New Pipeline.
Scaling – Hardness and Alkalinity, Mineral Scales, Prediction of Scale Formation, Solubilities of Various Sulfates and Carbonates, Solubility of Calcite, Dolomite, and Magnesite and Mixture of These Carbonates, Relative Permeability Concepts, Scale Inhibition.


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Module 4
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Module 5

Oil treatment corrosion-crude oil properties-desalting-distillation and other processing case histories, sweetening processes-subsea systems corrosion. Inspection and corrosion monitoring case history-oil storage tank corrosion-Oilfield and oil treating facilities-off shore platforms-down hole equipments.

Course Outcomes:

Students will identify and define the various types of petroleum corrosion and prevention technologies.

Graduate Attributes (as per NBA):

  • Engineering Knowledge
  • Problem Analysis
  • Design/development of solutions (Partly)
  • Interpretation of data.

Question paper pattern:

  • The question paper will have ten questions.
  • Each full Question consisting of 20 marks
  • There will be 2 full questions (with a maximum of four sub questions) from each module.
  • Each full question will have sub questions covering all the topics under a module.
  • The students will have to answer 5 full questions, selecting one full question from each module.

Text Books:

  1. Corrosion control in Petroleum production-TPC 5-2-nd edition H.G.Byars Houston, Texas, 1995.
  2. Chemical engineering series, Coulson and Richardson, McGraw Hill Publications.

Reference Books:

  1. Lyons, Gary C Plisga. Gulf Professional Publishing.

For detail syllabus of all other subjects of BE Petro, 2017 scheme do visit Petro 8th Sem syllabus for 2017 scheme.

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