pentene

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pentene

[′pen‚tēn]
(organic chemistry)
C5H12 Colorless, flammable liquids derived from natural gasoline; isomeric forms are α-n-amylene and β-n-amylene.
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(6) 2-pentene decomposition reactions to [C.sub.5][H.sub.9] by attacking the hydroxide are only important at low temperatures due to the low activation energy of the olefin.
The aim of the column in this particular case is that the metathesis of 2-pentene takes place to form 2-butene and 3-hexene, coupled to the separation of the products.
Variables Specifications Pressure All stages 1 atm Ratio Reflux 4.0 Reboil 4.151 Feed Saturated liquid Stage 7 Flow rate 100 kmol [h.sup.-1] Temperature 310.1 K Pressure 1 atm Mole fraction 2-pentene (1.0) Table 2.