Asphaltenes, Heavy Oils, and Petroleomics

ISBN: 978-0-387-31734-2 (Print) 978-0-387-68903-6 (Online)
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Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXI

  2. Book Chapter

    Pages 1-16

    Petroleomics and Structure–Function Relations of Crude Oils and Asphaltenes

  3. Book Chapter

    Pages 17-62

    Asphaltene Molecular Size and Weight by Time-Resolved Fluorescence Depolarization

  4. Book Chapter

    Pages 63-93

    Petroleomics: Advanced Characterization of Petroleum-Derived Materials by Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry (FT-ICR MS)

  5. Book Chapter

    Pages 95-137

    Molecular Orbital Calculations and Optical Transitions of PAHs and Asphaltenes

  6. Book Chapter

    Pages 139-155

    Carbon X-ray Raman Spectroscopy of PAHs and Asphaltenes

  7. Book Chapter

    Pages 157-188

    Sulfur Chemical Moieties in Carbonaceous Materials

  8. Book Chapter

    Pages 189-203


  9. Book Chapter

    Pages 205-229

    Insights into Molecular and Aggregate Structures of Asphaltenes Using HRTEM

  10. Book Chapter

    Pages 231-257

    Ultrasonic Spectroscopy of Asphaltene Aggregation

  11. Book Chapter

    Pages 259-277

    Asphaltene Self-Association and Precipitation in Solvents—AC Conductivity Measurements

  12. Book Chapter

    Pages 279-299

    Molecular Composition and Dynamics of Oils from Diffusion Measurements

  13. Book Chapter

    Pages 301-327

    Application of the PC-SAFT Equation of State to Asphaltene Phase Behavior

  14. Book Chapter

    Pages 329-352

    Application of Isothermal Titration Calorimetry in the Investigation of Asphaltene Association

  15. Book Chapter

    Pages 353-374

    Petroleomics and Characterization of Asphaltene Aggregates Using Small Angle Scattering

  16. Book Chapter

    Pages 375-400

    Self-Assembly of Asphaltene Aggregates: Synchrotron, Simulation and Chemical Modeling Techniques Applied to Problems in the Structure and Reactivity of Asphaltenes

  17. Book Chapter

    Pages 401-437

    Solubility of the Least-Soluble Asphaltenes

  18. Book Chapter

    Pages 439-468

    Dynamic Light Scattering Monitoring of Asphaltene Aggregation in Crude Oils and Hydrocarbon Solutions

  19. Book Chapter

    Pages 469-488

    Near Infrared Spectroscopy to Study Asphaltene Aggregation in Solvents

  20. Book Chapter

    Pages 489-510

    Phase Behavior of Heavy Oils

  21. Book Chapter

    Pages 511-547

    Selective Solvent Deasphalting for Heavy Oil Emulsion Treatment

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