unsaturated hydrocarbon


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unsaturated hydrocarbon

unsaturated hydrocarbon

A hydrocarbon in which carbon atoms share two or three pairs of electrons.
See also: hydrocarbon
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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'.
In the first step, an iron-based catalyst has been developed that can achieve CO2 conversion levels up to 60 percent and decrease unwanted methane production from 97 percent to 25 percent in favor of longer-chain unsaturated hydrocarbons (olefins).
The results showed that shale oils contained a considerable amount of heteroatomic compounds and unsaturated hydrocarbons.
A final sections surveys applications in saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons, and molecules containing nitrogen and oxygen.
The authors (Weber State University) describe chemical reactions, solutions and colloids, acids and bases, alkanes, unsaturated hydrocarbons, aldehydes, carbohydrates, proteins, enzymes, and amino acid metabolism.
It contained roughly 35% alkanes (mainly normal), 56% unsaturated hydrocarbons (mainly 1-alkenes), 4% naftenes and 4% aromatics.