n-hexadecane

n-hexadecane

[¦en¦hek·sə′de‚kān]
(organic chemistry)
C16H34 A colorless, solid hydrocarbon, melting point 20°C; a standard reference fuel in determining the ignition quality (cetane number) of diesel fuels. Also known as cetane.
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2) include 2,4-dimethyl-hexane (1), n-decane (14), n-undecane (15), n-dodecane (19), n-tetradecane (22), n-pentadecane (24), n-hexadecane (27), 7-methyl-hexadecane (29), 3-methyl-hexadecane (30), n-heptadecane (31), 2-methyl-heptadecane (iso-octadecane) (38), n-octadecane (39), n-nonadecane (45), 2-methyl-docosane (62), n-heptacosane (74), 2-methyl-octacosane (77), and n-dotriacontane (80).
To simulate fuel oil spills occurring during catastrophic floods, short-term absorption of two chemicals, n-hexadecane (representative of semivolatile organic compounds in fuel oil) and water, into southern yellow pine was gravimetrically monitored as a function of time at ambient conditions.
ANT-3b isolated from seawater in Antarctica used diesel fuel as a sole carbon and energy sources and was able to break down n-hexadecane to nanodroplets [26].
Recently we have developed an EMD based approach using multiple independent trajectories with all-atom interaction potential to reproduce n-hexadecane (representative of GTL diesel fuel) and ndecylbenzene (representative of conventional diesel fuel) viscosity (up to 750 bar pressure and at 423 K temperature) within 12% and 8% accuracy respectively (unpublished data).
The group's experiment to test the membrane used an emulsion that contained 3 percent water by weight and 97 percent n-hexadecane.
As part of the study, Hong-Qi Wang and Yan-Jun Chen College of Water Sciences, Beijing Normal University, working with Bo-Ya Qin of the Ministry of Environmental Protection of China, have investigated the activity of enzymes from the bacterium Bacillus cereus DQ01, which can digest the hydrocarbon n-hexadecane.
The catalytic partial oxidation of n-decane and n-hexadecane mixing with air over a Rh-coated monolith produces synthesis gas ([H.
In the first experiment, building-grade concrete samples were saturated with naphthalene or n-hexadecane, two representative hydrocarbons found in fuel oil.
n-hexadecane and water, are immiscible at room temperature and are very different from each other in polarity and related physical properties.