How much carbon dioxide is released when burning a liter of petrol?
Burning one litre of Petrol releases 2.36 kg of CO2 (under the 'perfect' fuel/air mixture). I know this sounds unreasonable when one litre of petrol weighs around 0.75 kg, but the majority (over 70%) of the CO2 weight is made up of the oxygen which is consumed from the air and does not originate from the petrol. Scary huh!
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because the petrol reacts with the air forming sulphur dioxide. Then the sulphur dioxide goes through the catalytic converter and is then change into a less harmful gas, carbo…n diioxide and carbon monoxide.
Burning one kilo of carbon releases about 3.6 kilos of carbon dioxide. Carbon has an atomic weight of 12. Oxygen has an atomic weight of 16. The oxidation of carbon results… in carbon dioxide, atomic weight 44. So 44/12 is 3.667. There are other things in coal besides pure carbon, slight impurities, so in general 1 kg of coal releases about 3.6 kg of CO2.
\n. \n. \nThe biofuels are a deposit of carbon, when the biofuels are burned the carbon bonds with oxygen, creating CO2
When ethane C2H6 burns it produces carbon dioxide and water How many liters of carbon dioxide will be produced when 269 L of ethane are burned?
Why don't you do your own school assignment? Just take the Carbon part of ethane. We will ignore the Hydrogen that turns to water. When carbon burns, it will produce carbon di…oxide. If one molecule contains two carbon atoms, that molecule will burn to produce two molecules of carbon dioxide. Now, you figure it out.. To answer this question we need to know what the experimental temperature and pressures are and if ethane is to be considered an ideal gas. STP? RTP?. That is not what your question asks. Your question asks, "How many liters of carbon dioxide will be produced. I would assume that it is talking about the same pressure, however I would not know. I would guess that the real issue is asking how much carbon dioxide will be dissolve in the water to form a weak acid and how much will remain free gas. Without more information, Ethane should be considered to be an ideal gas as should water above 100c. You can guess at the temperature by looking up the delta H and calculating with a formula.. ---------------------------------------------------------- . Lets suppose that the experiment is conducted at STP and that Ethane is an ideal gas.. Ethane oxidizes via the formula C 2 H 6 + 7/2 O 2 -> 2 CO 2 + 3H 2 O. at STP (0'C) water will become a liquid and not contribute significantly to the final volume. At STP pressures are constant and all reactions are exothermic so T remains at 0'C (after everything settles down that is). And lets say that the water remains pure, without significant levels of Carbonic Acid. The question stated that there were 269 litres of Ethane so lets suppose that we are ignoring the initial oxygen gases as well, only considering the volume occupied by the ethane. Oxidized Ethane will produce double the volume of Carbon Dioxide so, at the very simplest, the final volume of Carbon Dioxide with be double the initial volume (of Ethane) so that would be 538 litres.. This question gets a lot more complicated if you consider that real behavior of non-ideal gases and that it all takes place in a bomb calorminitor at constant pressure.
petrol consists of carbon and hydrogen, when it burns it produces carbon dioxide and water if complete combustion occurs
The amount of carbon dioxide given off when burning paper varies with the amount of paper being incinerated, and will also depend to a lesser extent on the type of paper.. Pa…per is usually made primarily of wood pulp, which is high in cellulose, but the lignin content can vary broadly. We can also see cloth fibers (cotton and others) and various materials added (like chalk or clay) to improve the surface of the paper for writing.. Given the variables regarding the numbers of chemical compounds in it, it is difficult to say how much CO 2 will be given off when burning a given amount of paper.
Burning is often incomplete, in which case there is carbon monoxide as well as carbon dioxide. Burning also releases heat. Carbon is seldom burned in a chemically pure form.… Impurities are released in the form of ash, or other gases such as sulfur dioxide.
Yes, any burning of anything releases carbon dioxide.
We release around 30 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year just by burning fossil fuels.
Each liter of gasoline produces 1.7 kg (3.7 lbs) of CO2. There are about 509 liters per kg of CO2, or 865 liters emitted by one liter of fuel. Gas occupies much greater vol…ume than liquid. Burning gas, however, combines it with atmospheric oxygen, increasing the volume more yet.
Any carbon-containing item that burns in air will form carbon dioxide...so seriously, you could pick just about anything, set it on fire and get carbon dioxide.
Carbon dioxide is released whenever a organism that was living decomposes. Whether by fire or through natural decomposition, the item will release carbon dioxide as it turns b…ack into the basic elements that it was composed of.
Because it causes global warming
We can not answer you because you have not told us the state ofyour volume of ethelene (ie is it liquid or gas). However the equation you need to work this out for yourself is… 2(C2H6)+7(O2) => 4(CO2) + 6(H2O)