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West Conshohocken, PA
11/15/2016 - 11/17/2016
100 Barr Harbor Drive
West Conshohocken, PA 19428
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This extensive 3-day class provides broad coverage of the specifications, testing and technology related to gasoline. You'll learn about the different types and components of gasoline, ways to enhance octane, the various types of volatility, the purpose of sampling, and the stages of drivability. The course covers specifications related to gasoline, discusses gasoline additives, oxygenates, the refining process, the quality and distribution of fuels, and much more.
The class is taught in a participatory atmosphere. In addition to the course workbook, you will also receive a copy of ASTM's manual on Significance of Tests for Petroleum Products, as well as copies of various ASTM standards.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
A scientific background is not required for this course. It is intended for:
Registration: 7:30 AM-8:00 AM on first day
Class: 8:00 am-4:00 pm on the first two days. Following lunch on the third day, the class will tour a lab.
Salvatore J. Rand is an ASTM Fellow and a consultant in motor and aviation fuel technology. He is vice-chairman of ASTM Committee D-2 on Petroleum Products and Lubricants, former chairman of Subcommittee 5 on Properties of Fuels, and secretary of the section on Color and Reactivity. He is retired from the Fuels Research Division of Texaco's R&D Department. Rand received his B.S. degree in chemistry from Fordham University and his Ph.D degree in physical chemistry from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
ASTM is one of the world's largest voluntary standards development organizations. ASTM standards have grown to be among the world's most widely used and accepted documents. The 82-volume Annual Book of ASTM Standards contain over 13,000 standards written by 34,000 members on our 140 technical committees. The standards referenced in this course were developed by Committee D02 on Petroleum Products, Liquid Fuels, and Lubricants. For information on Committee D02, contact Alyson Fick at (610) 832-9710 or go to our D02 technical committee page.
Attend this course and receive a FREE 1-year membership to ASTM International and Committee D02 on Petroleum Products and Lubricants. (Applies to new members only and may not be used to renew existing memberships.)
If your state has a continuing education requirement for license renewal, ASTM training courses and ASTM membership can help you meet that requirement.
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Learning will be assessed through a series of question and answer sessions.
Praise from recent attendees of the course:
"Sal was a great instructor. He answered all of my questions."
"Sal Rand is an excellent instructor; very professional, encouraged participation, a wealth of experience and knowledge, and shared wonderful anecdotes relevant to material."
"Sal was very knowledgeable."
"Very informative. Easily understandable."
"Instructor was very knowledgable and very good."
"I would say that just about everything was really valuable."
"Great course with experienced and friendly instructor."
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