unsaturated hydrocarbon


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unsaturated hydrocarbon

A hydrocarbon in which carbon atoms share two or three pairs of electrons.
See also: hydrocarbon
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It can be concluded that the liquid part of the degradation of product of waste HDPE is mainly composed of saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons which could have potential use as feedstock chemicals or renewable energy resource after necessary refinery processing.
A 55.3% conversion of the unsaturated hydrocarbon content was observed at 100[degrees]C (Table 5).
"Additionally," he says, "our experiments showed that phosphoranes, which are used as precursors in the synthesis of a variety of saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons, can be created this way, and in what would be a one-step process.
The ta3000R is available in versions for high purity bulk gas analysis and reducing compounds such as inorganics, unsaturated hydrocarbons and oxygenates.
The patented technology selectively responds to reducing compounds such as unsaturated hydrocarbons. The system has a built-in software package and can communicate data and trend signals to a PC.
A synthetic blend of these fairly simple compounds, straight-chain saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons, drove males wild with passion.
It is especially useful for work involving unsaturated hydrocarbons, aromatics, pharmaceutical products, polymer backbone structures, and biological materials.
Among the classroom applications suggested are: tests for unsaturated hydrocarbons, preparation and study of acetylene, isomers, preparation of esters, oxidation and reduction reactions, halogenation, enthalpy of combustion, and the distillation of 'petroleum'.
Pyrolysis gas formed in experiments consists of saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons, carbon dioxide, hydrogen, CO, and [H.sub.2]S, and belongs to high-calorific fuels with lower calorific value of the order of 33 MJ/[Nm.sup.3] and average density 1.3 kg/[Nm.sup.3].
A final sections surveys applications in saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons, and molecules containing nitrogen and oxygen.