Developing fuels

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What is a phenol?
Compound in which the OH group is directly attached to the benzene ring.
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What are the three steps in refining?
Isomerisation, reforming and cracking.
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What is reforming?
Heating naptha to 500' over a platinum catalyst finely dispersed on the surface of aluminium oxide. Converted to ringed compounds.
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What is isomerisation?
Straight chain alkanes heatedin the presense of a catalyst, chain breaks. When fragments join up it tends to be branched.
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What is octane number?
Tendancy for fuel to autoignite; high octane number=low tendancy.
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What are the three steps in refining?

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Isomerisation, reforming and cracking.

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What is isomerisation?

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What is octane number?

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