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is the pollution of our atmosphere, one the factors that contributes to the pollution of our atmosphere is Gasoline which produces CO2 and is emitted into the atmosphere when Gasoline is used. There are 7 major alternate resources for Gasoline that will not only be beneficial to the Earth's environment but may be less expensive than Gasoline. One of the 7 major alternate source for Gasoline is the fuel Ethanol. Ethanol is a renewable fuel made from corn (not necessarily always corn) and other plant...

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Process of Making Gasoline

Luis Baires English Comp.1 MW 12:30 11/25/2011 Process of making gasoline Gasoline is a flammable liquid that is made from the refinement of petroleum or better known as crude oil. It helps fuel cars, farm machinery, planes and other type of engines. What is petroleum? It’s a fossil fuel that supplies energy around the world than any other source out there. Petroleum, including gasoline is primarily a mixture between hydrocarbons and small amounts of other substances. In 1994, its known...

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Electric vs. Gasoline

than gasoline ones? Nowadays, people all over the world do their best to live greener and not contribute to global warming. An invention that is meant to help reduce the amount of toxic waste that is polluting the environment nowadays is that of the electric car. But is electric really so much better than gas? Electric cars are emission free, compact and lightweight, and three times as efficient as gas engines. Compared to gasoline cars, electric car motors are...

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The Effect of Gasoline Fumes on Plants

The Effect of Gasoline Fumes on plants Introduction: This science fair project was conducted to study the effect of gasoline fumes on plants. The testing was done by placing plants beside a gasoline-filled container for different periods of time and temperatures. Hypothesis: Gasoline fumes cause plants to die - the longer the exposure to the fumes, the quicker the plants will die. Our second hypothesis is that exposure to fumes, at higher environmental temperatures, will result in quicker...

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Petroleum Gasoline Questionnaire

completing this questionnaire | This objective of this questionnaire is to increase the public’s awareness about [Name of Company]’s new idea of introducing a metered petroleum gasoline distribution system to the Jamaican consumers and to obtain documentation of the publics opinion of the new system. The questionnaire should be completed by any resident aged 18 or over living at this address. Please read each question carefully...

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Gasoline Prices - Supply demand and competition

 Gasoline Prices - The Supply, Demand and Competition Gasoline Prices - The Supply, Demand and Competition Each time I fill up my car at the gas pump I often wonder why gas prices fluctuate the way they do. What factors really contribute to this growing consumer issue? The price of crude oil is by far the main determinant in gasoline prices. Other contributing factors include the speed in which retail gas prices adjust to changes in crude oil and wholesale gas prices, refinery...

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Why the Gasoline Engine Isn't Going Away Anytime Soom

Moore 1 Denise J. Moore Mr. Wooten ENG 111 12 September 2011 A Critique of “Why the Gasoline Engine Isn’t Going Away Any Time Soon” By Joseph B. White Every spring, around Memorial Day, we watch in frustration as gas prices rise. Every year we say that we are going to do something about it but most of us don’t. Instead, we swear and complain as we pump gas that costs nearly four dollars a gallon. Surely by now most Americans are considering hybrids or electric powered cars for their...

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Diesel and Petrol Engines

corn, the gasoline and diesel fuel commonly used today derive from the same source--crude oil. Although they share the same parentage (just like motor oil, some plastics, and Velveeta), they have very different properties. Gasoline is often thought of as being a single chemical, but it's actually a complex mixture of hydrocarbons that generally have 4 to 12 carbon atoms in their molecules. In the case of gasoline made from Oklahoma crude oil, "5 compounds make up 29% of the gasoline fraction,...

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allocates indirect costs to the three different grades of gasoline based on the average amount of gasoline sold from each grade.  On the other hand, the defendant, BuyGasCo, utilizes an approach in which the indirect costs are allocated using a simple average approach, which allocates the same cost to each grade, regardless of volume sold.  The difference in approaches provides for a difference in indirect costs for each grade of gasoline.  This poses a problem because the Florida Motor Fuel Marketing...

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Octane Rating

Octane Rating Octane rating is a fuel's ability to resist  detonation and is classified by three main rating types. Octane rating is the measure of how resistant is gasoline and other fuels in the combustion engines to automatic ignition. It is the measure of a fuel’s burning characteristics. It is a standard measure of the performance of a motor or aviation fuel, the higher the octane number, the more compression the fuel can withstand before detonating. In broad terms, fuels with a higher octane...

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