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  1. Heinz Zimmermann1,
  2. Roland Walzl2

Published Online: 15 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a10_045.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Zimmermann, H. and Walzl, R. 2007. Ethylene. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Linde AG, Höllriegelskreuth, Germany

  2. 2

    Linde AG, Höllriegelskreuth, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2007

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The article contains sections titled:

2.Physical Properties
3.Chemical Properties
4.Raw Materials
5.1.Ethylene from Pyrolysis of Hydrocarbons
5.1.1.Cracking Conditions
5.1.2.Heat Requirements for Hydrocarbon Pyrolysis
5.1.3.Commercial Cracking Yields
5.1.4.Commercial Cracking Furnaces
5.1.5.Tube Metallurgy
5.1.6.Thermal Efficiency of Ethylene Furnaces
5.1.7.Coking and Decoking of Furnaces and Quench Coolers
5.2.Quenching of Hot Cracked Gas
5.3.Recovery Section
5.3.2.Cracked Gas Processing Section Fractionation Section
5.3.4.Process Advances
5.4.Other Processes and Feedstocks
6.Environmental Protection
7.Quality Specifications
8.Chemical Analysis
9.Storage and Transportation
10.Uses and Economic Aspects
11.Toxicology and Occupational Health