ASTM D5191 Standard Test Method for Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products and Liquid Fuels (Mini Method) -- eLearning Course

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About the Course

This course covers the test method for the use of automated vapor pressure instruments to determine the total vapor pressure exerted in vacuum by air-containing, volatile, liquid petroleum products, including automotive spark-ignition fuels with or without oxygenates.

The course takes approximately 1 hour to complete and includes instructional video content, interactive knowledge checks, and a self-grading quiz. Downloadable resources include a pdf of the standard.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify apparatus, reagents, and materials used for the determination of vapor pressure as outlined in ASTM D5191, including the vapor pressure apparatus
  • Recall sampling requirements and procedures, including those for handling temperature and air saturation
  • Recognize steps for apparatus preparation, calibration, and performance verification
  • Define quality control check requirements, including sample storage
  • Recall procedural steps for determination of vapor pressure as outlined in ASTM D5191
  • Recall steps for calculation of dry vapor pressure equivalent (DVPE)
  • Recognize reporting requirements for ASTM D5191


Anyone who runs the D5191 test method or who needs an understanding of the test method and how it is properly run.

Certificate and CEUs

CEUs: .1 or 1 PDH

Certificate: A certificate is available upon successful completion of the course and an 80% or higher score on the exam.

ASTM Standards Referenced

ASTM D5191

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