Octane is a hydrocarbon and an alkane with the chemical formula C8H18, and
the condensed structural formula CH3(CH2)6CH3. Octane has many structural
isomers that differ by the amount and location of...
Octane is the measure of a gasoline's ability to resist knocking, which occurs from
uncontrolled combustion in the engine's cylinders. Octane is vital in preventing ...
During World War I, it was discovered that adding a chemical called tetraethyl
lead (TEL) to gasoline significantly improved the gasoline's octane rating. See
octane | CH3[CH2]6CH3 or CH3-(CH2)6-CH3 or C8H18 | CID 356 - structure,
chemical ... octane 3D structure ...... Normal fire fighting procedures may be used.
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 ...
Here is a closer look at the chemistry behind octane and how its rating works. ...
The engine used in your car is called an 'internal combustion engine'. That is ...
Octane rating is the measure of a fuel's ability to resist "knocking" or "pinging"
during combustion, caused by the air/fuel mixture detonating prematurely in the ...
Sep 17, 2012 ... The difference between premium and regular petrol lies in the blend of
hydrocarbons used to make the fuel, and the package of additives ...
Aug 16, 2015 ... Octane is not a gas, the the calorific vaue of a fuel. How much amount of energy
will x ... gas, the the calorific vaue of a fuel. How much amount of energy will x
amount of fuel roduce upon burning. High octane fuel is used in perfo...
It's not one of my strengths but here's a link to a Wikipedia article that might help:
... There are many additives used to increase octane number of petrol.