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Alkanes as fuels

Learning objectives :

  • Know that pollutants, including carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogn and sulfur, carbon particulates and unbranched hydrocarbons are emitted during the combustion of alkane fuels
  • Understand the problems arising from pollutants from the combustion of alkane fuels, limited to the toxicity of carbon monoxide and why it is toxic and the acidity of oxides of nitrogen and sulfur
  • Understand the reactions of alkanes with oxygen in the air (combustion)
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