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Octane - Wikipedia

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Octane is a hydrocarbon and an alkane with the chemical formula C8H18, and the condensed ..... Views. Read · Edit · View history ...

Fact Sheet: A Brief History of Octane in Gasoline: From Lead to ...

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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 ...

Octane History - What does octane mean? | HowStuffWorks

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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.

History - Octane

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Brief History of Octane. Gasoline has been fueling cars and countless other forms of transportation since the early 19th century. Gasoline was first being ...

History of Fuel Octane! O the good old days! [Archive] - Chevy ...

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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 ...

Gasoline - New World Encyclopedia

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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 ...

A Historical Analysis of the Co-Evolution of Gasoline Octane ...

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2 A Historical Analysis of the Co-Evolution of Gasoline Octane Number and Spark-Ignition Engines. FURTHER DETAIL AND SOURCES AVAILABLE IN ...

Octane | Define Octane at Dictionary.com

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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 - Infoplease

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octane number, figure of merit representing the resistance of gasoline to premature detonation when exposed to heat and pressure in the combustion chamber ...

Importing High-Octane Gasoline from the United States - History ...

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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 ...