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What is the best way to theoretically blend isomerate and reformate for octane number from gc data linear blending vs index blending using blending octane number Further what is the source of obtaining blending octane number of individual hydrocarbon
30/01/2020 A: Sridhar Balakrishnan, Bharat Oman Refineries Limited , laksrid@yahoo.com
The best sources could be petroleum engineering books ,API handbook , Nelson petroleum engg. handbook etc.
22/01/2020 A: Joel Kaye, Retired from UOP & Tesoro, kaye13@gmail.com
To accurately predict the blended octane you will need to adjust with either blend index or blend octane numbers for the components. There is publicly available information on different methods. However, accurate octane from GC alone is difficult, you may need to run engine octanes along with your GC prediction and use a correction factor on your projection.