Organic Chemistry

  • Created by: mia ramo
  • Created on: 07-11-19 19:28

Organic Revision

Crude oil is a non-renewable resource found in rocks.Mainly made from hydrocarbons.Formed from plankton biomass that was buried in mud.

Alkanes are hydrocarbons with only single bonds.

Methane, ethane, propane, butane

Steps of fractional distilation

Oil heated to form a gas, enters the column. Column is cooler at the top and hotter at the bottom

Gas rises in the column and cools down

When one fraction reaches its boiling point it


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