Essays Tagged: "ethyl alcohol"

Commercial vices - gambling, prostitution, and drugs

been minimized by legalization and regulation. These are theparticular drug, alcohol, and gambling. Ethyl alcohol, the drug in beer,whiskey, and wine does more harm is causing accidents, overdose deat ...

(2 pages) 101 0 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


oholism, chronic and usually progressive illness involving the excessive inappropriate ingestion of ethyl alcohol, whether in the form of familiar alcoholic beverages or as a constituent of other subs ...

(3 pages) 118 1 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Root Beer

g beer etc. The products of the fermentation of sugar by baker's yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae are ethyl alcohol and carbon dioxide. Carbon dioxide causes bread to rise and gives effervescent drinks ...

(1 pages) 58 4 3.4 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

How Drinking Affects Driving (this is a final copy and a typed outline)

riversFacts About AlcoholAlcohol is a common name for chemical substances ethanol, grain alcohol or ethyl alcoholNot digested but absorbed into the bloodstreamAlcohol is a major factor in nearly 41% o ... Here are some facts about alcohol. A common name for chemical substances ethanol, grain alcohol, or ethyl alcohol is alcohol. This drug is not digested but absorbed into the blood stream. It is the ma ...

(3 pages) 43 1 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Report on the physiological effects of alcohol.

Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant. The ethyl alcohol, C2H5OH, contained in alcohol-containing beverages enters the bloodstream as it is abs ... t efficiently, the intestines. The effects are immediate as the bloodstream becomes dilute with the ethyl alcohol and that blood travels to the brain and spinal cord.Ethyl alcohol seems to bind to neu ... ntually this relaxation pervades and the drinker feels confident, safe and happy. At the same time, ethyl alcohol also depresses the higher cognitive functions such as judgment and fine motor skills. ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Ginger beer -temperature vs. alcohol content

orter, or a stout.There are hundreds of types of alcohols; the standard type for wines and beers is ethyl alcohol or ethanol. Ethanol has the chemical formula C2H5OH. The production of Ethanol by ferm ... a lot of dissolved sugars. Yeast added to the wort will convert some of these dissolved sugars into ethyl alcohol. When the beer is finished, the specific gravity is always less than when it started, ...

(9 pages) 19 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


alcoholism as "a diseased condition due to the excessive use of alcoholic beverages" (Webster 35). Ethyl alcohol (the kind people drink) is a colorless, flammable liquid that is created by fermenting ...

(7 pages) 52 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Dihydrogen momoxide

in a number of caustic, explosive and poisonous compounds such as Sulfuric Acid, Nitroglycerine and Ethyl Alcohol.While thousands in America alone die each year, government officials simply turn their ...

(12 pages) 32 0 4.8 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

History of Kentucky's claim to fame, bourbon

;2.“Fermenting: The mash is pumped into a fermenter. Yeast is added to convert the sugars into ethyl alcohol and carbon dioxide. This takes about three or four days to complete.”3.“Dist ...

(5 pages) 15 0 2.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


probably the oldest drug known, has been used since the earliest societies for which records exist. Ethyl alcohol is the type consumed in drinking. In its pure form it is a clear substance with little ...

(13 pages) 52 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Effect of caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, epinephrine on Daphnia

s stimulants and which substances act as depressant. Daphnia was treated with aged water, caffeine, ethyl alcohol, nicotine, and epinephrine, and their effect on heart rate of Daphnia was observed. Th ... aphnia at pre-stimulus and post stimulus for different hormones: # of TryAged WaterCaffeineEthyl AlcoholNicotineEpinephrineControlTreatedControlTreatedControlTreated ...

(18 pages) 24 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Chemical Analysis on Winemaking

making converts components such as glucose (C5H11O5 - CHO) and fructose (C4H9O4 - CO - CH2OH), into ethyl alcohol (CH3CH2OH) and carbon dioxide (CO2) by the process of fermentation; involving yeast. ( ...

(15 pages) 27 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry