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Flashcards in Hydrocarbon Fuels Deck (7)
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1

What happens when a fuel burns

Gases released into atmosphere such as co2, water vapour, carbon monoxide , sulfur dioxide , solid particles, oxides of nitrogen

2

What happens during combustion

The carbon and hydrogen in the fuels are oxidised

3

What do sulfur dioxide and oxides of nitrogen cause

Acid rain

4

What does carbon dioxide cause

Global warming

5

What do solid particles cause

Global dimming

6

What are biofuels produced from

Plant material

7

What do most fuels contain

Carbon
Hydrogen
Sulfur