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    Ethanol Vs Ethanol

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    Biofuels are organic chemicals that can be used as an environmentally friendly alternative to fossil fuels which are known to produce greenhouse emissions. Corn sugar is used in the production of these biofuels, the most prevalent of which is ethanol (Ethanol Biofuel). Although ethanol shows great potential as a fossil fuel alternative, there isn’t enough corn sugar around to produce ethanol for all machinery. Also, too much fossil fuel is involved in its production to provide any significant economic growth. Many experts believe that a better way to produce ethanol will be from the cellulose in grasses and saplings (Biofuels Facts, 1). If cellulose can be used instead of corn sugar, it could be more efficient and emit less greenhouse gases.…

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    6. The first step in metabolism of ethanol in humans is the oxidation of ethanol to acetyldehyde by the enzyme alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH). At 298 K and pH=7.0, ethanol is incubated with ADH and the concentration of ethanol and acetyldehydee is measured over time. a. Using the results above, calculate the standard free energy change (ΔGº’) for this reaction. Explain your calculations. The standard free energy change can be expressed through the formula ΔGº’=-R(gas constant) T(temp in Kelvin)…

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    When Ethanol is burned the some of its matter is burned causing the Ethanol to lose mass. This is supported by the fact that on average the mass of the ethanol after burning was 2.245 kg less than before burning. Another way we can see that the ethanol was losing mass was was that after 20 minutes we could see a product of the ethanol burning, we could see some water vapor on the box covering the Ethanol and BTB. Because matter can not be created or destroyed to get water in the box some of the…

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    (Un) substituted-2-phenyl-4H-3, 1-benzoxazin-4 one (1, 2) was converted to 3-amino-2-phenylquinazolin-4(3H)-one and its substituted analog under reflux for 6-7 hr with hydrazine monohydrate in ethanol. The concentrated solution was poured into ice cold water to obtain a solid product. The obtained solid was washed with water, filtered, dried and recrystallized from ethanol1. Synthesis of 3-(benzylideneamino)-2-phenylquinazolin-4-(3H)-one 5 (a-j) A mixture of 3-amino-2-phenyl-3H-quinazoline-4-one…

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    the fuel source, Ethanol. Whether you support the idea or not, it’s at nearly every gas station across the state. Ethanol burns cleaner emissions, lowers gas prices, and is a renewable source of energy. But some think it’s not worth creating Ethanol because it raises food prices, it requires too much energy to create than what is being yielded, and there are better ways to save oil. The truth is, these are partially true, but they still aren’t enough to stop Ethanol production. America should…

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    Ethanol Fuel Analysis

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    Ethanol Fuel? Recently, the percentage of ethanol in gasoline required has grown. The concern among US citizens of whether or not ethanol should be added to fuel has amplified and generated a controversy. One side of the argument claims ethanol is harmful to cars while the other suggest ethanol fuel reduces our carbon footprint. Two articles, Kukreja and West, discuss the advantages of ethanol in fuel and the article "The Disadvantages of Adding Ethanol to Your Fuel" (“The Disadvantages”)…

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    Ethanol: Good Or Bad?

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    overwhelming sense of pride seemed to deflate a little when I filled the tank on my 1999 Nissan frontier for the first time. I could hardly believe my eyes when I saw the total $40. This shocking experience not only scared me for life but also made me determined to find a cheaper way to fuel my truck. That is where I found ethanol. Ethanol is a biofuel derived from corn that can be used to fuel cars and trucks that are flex fuel compatible. “In 1908, Ford Motor Company’s first car, The Model T,…

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    Ethanol Pros And Cons

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    let the technology drive its own economics. If ethanol is technically viable, it will discover its own place in the economy. When it is highly subsidized, there is no way to tell where it’s true economic strength lies. “Ethanol is propped up by more than 200 tax breaks and subsidies worth at least $5.5 billion a year” (Goodell). And unfortunately biofuel production is such a huge part of the U.S. economy that removing the financial support could cause an economic meltdown the full extent of…

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    An essay about Environmental, economic and energetic costs and benefits of biodiesel and ethanol biofuels. By Jason Hill et al. The authors try to determine whether ethanol, produced from corn grain, and biodiesel, produced from soybeans provide benefits over the petroleum-based fuels they displace. To be a viable alternative to fossil fuels, a biofuel (ethanol or biodiesel) should provide a net energy gain, have superior environmental benefits, be economically competitive with fossil fuels and…

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    An advantage of growing corn for use in ethanol production is that corn is a readily available crop in the United States, and there would no longer be a need to import materials to produce fuel. This would also benefit the agriculture industry by providing more jobs to corn planters. Going this route also would lessen the dependence on the Middle East and other countries for oil and fuel. Growing corn for use in ethanol production would also be a more energy efficient way, because there would be…

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