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Reformation of petroleum – All four types of reactions

Reformation It is a process of bringing structural modifications in the strait chain hydrocarbons (with lower octane number) to increase the octane number and thereby improving the anti-knocking characteristics of petrol. It’s a process of upgrading the octane number of petrol fraction is called as reformation. By reformation high-octane petrol is obtained. If the Reformation …

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chemical energy sources – Fuel, Classification of fuels, Calorific Value

Topics to be covered (chemical energy sources) – Introduction to energy, Fuels-definition, classification, importance of hydrocarbon fuels, Calorific value-definition, Gross and Net calorific value, (SI units).Determination of calorific value of a solid/liquid fuel using Bomb calorimeter. Determination of calorific value of a gaseous fuel using Bouy’s calorimeter Petroleum cracking Fluidized catalytic cracking, Reformation of petrol. …

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