Essays Tagged: "Hydrocarbon"

Independent Study Assignment Chemistry (SCHOA1)

Identify the following organic compounds:1: Hydrocarbons.Hydrocarbons are chemical compounds of hydrogen and carbon; also called an organic comp ... in virtually countless ways to make a diversity of products. Carbon atoms form the skeleton of the hydrocarbon molecule, and may be arranged in chains (aliphatic) or rings (cyclic). There are three p ... le, and may be arranged in chains (aliphatic) or rings (cyclic). There are three principal types of hydrocarbons that occur naturally in petroleum: paraffins, naphthenes, and aromatics, each with dist ...

(6 pages) 130 0 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

A paper about Pradder-Willi Sydrome; very in-depth, with sources.

s revealed that there "may be an association of PWS [Prader-Willi Syndrome] and fathers employed in hydrocarbon-related occupations at the time of conception (factory workers, lumbermen, machinists, c ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Organic chemistry - ethanol

All alcohols' consist of a hydrocarbon named 'ethanol', now ethanol is a strand made up of two carbons five hydrogen's and one ... de up of two carbons five hydrogen's and one OH group (hydroxol) thus ethanol is considered to be a hydrocarbon.The three main building blocks to producing alcohols are:Sugars: there are many differen ... f ethanol can be to power Hydrogen fuel cells which I believe would make sense because ethanol is a hydrocarbon and it contains numerous amounts of hydrogen's and carbons so to fuel a Hydrogen fuel ce ...

(1 pages) 47 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Research and Evaluation: Fuel Oil Prices

in transmission pipelines for natural gas. Additionally, fuel oil is a by-product of refining other hydrocarbon-based products into lubricants rather than gasoline. Therefore, the market for fuel oil ...

(3 pages) 119 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Business Research, Bankruptcy, Outboard Marine Corporation

Ficht Ram Injection on certain outboard motors which offered 35 percent better fuel economy, lower hydrocarbon exhaust emissions and up to 50 percent reduction in oil consumption. But, this revolutio ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

What the Jurrasic park gave us- Fossil Fuels

Fossil fuels are hydrocarbons formed from the remains of dead plants and animals. The theory that hydrocarbons were f ... rst introduced by Mikhail Lomonosov in 1757. In common dialogue, the term fossil fuel also includes hydrocarbon-containing natural resources that are not derived from animal or plant sources. These ar ... reenhouse gases that allows radiative forcing and contributes to global warming. A small portion of hydrocarbon-based fuels are biofuels derived from atmospheric carbon dioxide, and thus do not increa ...

(1 pages) 830 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Crude Oil

gether. Together, they are worthless. But separate, they are very useful. Refineries reassemble the hydrocarbon components of crude oil to develop products such as diesel fuel, jet fuel, and gasoline. ... cree, certain parts vaporize, rise and flow through tubes, condense, and settle. The lighter hydrocarbons are used for furnaces, gasoline, or stove oil. Some light distillates are naphtha and k ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Hypothesis Statement of Natural Attenuation of Hydrocarbon Vapors

al gas industry. The topic is not one of great debate, but has had plenty of research. The topic of hydrocarbon vapor attenuation was selected because of the hypothesis statement and testing conducted ... mportant if we are to understand the role of these processes in the natural attenuation of residual hydrocarbons in the subsurface. In recent years, much effort has gone into developing screening-leve ...

(5 pages) 21 0 4.5 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Talisman Oil

in the Greater Nile oil project in Sudan. Talisman is truly becoming a dominate force in the global hydrocarbon business.In the global environment, there is an increasing amount of pressure from share ...

(11 pages) 37 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Is Availability of Petroleum Products a Curse or Blessing to Nigeria?

l resource the country is endowed with.The Niger Delta is naturally endowed with viable deposits of hydrocarbon and gas reserves and best known as a region that sustains much oil exploration and explo ...

(9 pages) 29 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Beetroot Membrane

l. They have two parts to them. The phosphate "head" is hydrophilic and the bottom part, two fatty, hydrocarbon "tails" are hydrophobic. Therefore the top part can mix with water and the bottom cannot ... using it to have less defence. The lipids could melt or move further apart. At low temperatures the hydrocarbons are tightly packed but as the temperature increases they become more fluid. The bilayer ...

(8 pages) 9 0 0.0 Aug/2011

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Law of Refraction

Reactions of HydrocarbonsCamille B. Sarain De La Salle University-DasmariñasDasmariñas City, Cavite ... lle University-DasmariñasDasmariñas City, Cavite, PhilippinesABSTRACTThe reactions of hydrocarbons to different chemical test were used in classification whether they belong to alkane, a ... ical tests except for the tollen's test. And alkyne group reacted to all chemical tests.INTRODUCTIONHydrocarbons are an organic compound that contains carbon and hydrogen and they are classified accor ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics