Octane is a hydrocarbon and an alkane with the chemical formula C8H18, and
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Mar 30, 2016 ... Several EPA fuel regulations have concerned octane. Octane is a gasoline
additive that is needed for the proper functioning of modern engines ...
The name "octane" comes from the following fact: When you take crude oil and "
crack" it in a refinery, you end up getting hydrocarbon chains of different lengths.
Brief History of Octane. Gasoline has been fueling cars and countless other forms
of transportation since the early 19th century. Gasoline was first being ...
What are the major differences between the gas sold back in the 60's and
modern fuel. Was there a difference in octane? I was thinking about ...
Dec 6, 2013 ... History. Gasoline is a mixture of hydrocarbons, although some may .... An
important characteristic of gasoline is its octane rating, which is a ...
2 A Historical Analysis of the Co-Evolution of Gasoline Octane Number and
Spark-Ignition Engines. FURTHER DETAIL AND SOURCES AVAILABLE IN ...
Historical Examples. Less than 10 years later octane ratings had increased to
over 100, putting the diesel at a further disadvantage. The First Airplane Diesel ...
octane number, figure of merit representing the resistance of gasoline to
premature detonation when exposed to heat and pressure in the combustion
Also, in May 1952 foreign currency was allocated to gasoline imports as well, and
Idemitsu imported 5,000 kiloliters of gasoline (with an octane rating of 75 and ...