Other slides in this set

Slide 2

Preview of page 2

Here's a taster:

Alkanes
The main source of alkanes is from crude oil
Alkanes are covalent compounds.
They are hydrocarbons, which means they
contain hydrogen and carbon
General Formula of Alkane is CnH2n+2…read more

Slide 3

Preview of page 3

Here's a taster:

A table of Alkanes
The way to remember
this table is Must Every
Prefect Be Perfect. The
Perfect is Pentane which
is not on the table
Song Name Real Name
Must Methane
Every Ethane
Prefect Propane
Be Butane
Perfect Pentane…read more

Slide 4

Preview of page 4

Here's a taster:

Table of Properties of
Alkanes
Name of Melting Boiling Density Sate of
Alkane Point Point Matter
Methane -182 -162 0.42 Gas
CH4
Ethane -183 -88 0.55 Gas
C2H6
Propane -188 -42 0.58 Gas
C3H8
Octane -57 126 0.72 Liquid
C8H18…read more

Slide 5

Preview of page 5

Here's a taster:

More Properties of
Alkanes
As the number of carbon atoms increases, the
melting points, boiling points and densities
increases.
They are insoluble in water but dissolve in organic
solvents such as benzene.
Their chemical reactivity is poor.
Very Exothermic reaction.…read more

Slide 6

Preview of page 6

Here's a taster:

Cracking Alkanes
· The lighter fractions
like petrol are in
large demand.
· The heaviest
fractions are not so
useful but
unfortunately
chemists have to be
able to convert these
heavier fractions into
petrol and other
useful products by a
method called
CRACKING…read more

Slide 7

Preview of page 7
Preview of page 7

Slide 8

Preview of page 8
Preview of page 8

Slide 9

Preview of page 9
Preview of page 9

Slide 10

Preview of page 10
Preview of page 10

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Chemistry resources:

See all Chemistry resources »See all resources »