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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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Gasoline - New World Encyclopedia

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Dec 6, 2013 ... 1 Terminology; 2 History. 2.1 Early uses; 2.2 Etymology. 3 Chemical analysis and production. 3.1 Volatility; 3.2 Octane rating; 3.3 World War II ...

Timeline of Gasoline and Fuel Improvements - Inventors - About.com

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A timeline illustrating the history of gasoline from the first inventor to unleaded. ... During the 1950s, the increase of the compression ratio and higher octane fuels ...

87 octane fuel vs. 100 octane ! - Axis History Forum

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If there is a person who knows about oil industry I 'd like to ask how much more difficult is it to produce 100 octane fuel than it is to do 87 octane ...

Why Lead Used to Be Added To Gasoline - Today I Found Out

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Nov 14, 2011 ... “Tetraethyl lead” was used in early model cars to help reduce engine knocking, boost octane ratings, and help with wear and tear on valve ...