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ACS Resources: 7 results
The Captivating Chemistry of Candles  
This article, which originally appeared in ChemMatters the award winning ACS magazine for high school students, presents some of the complex chemistry at work in simple wax candles.
Applications of Chemistry |
Consumer Chemistry |
Alkanes / Cycloalkanes
Question From the Classroom: How do Candles Work?  
This article, which originally appeared in ChemMatters the award winning ACS magazine for high school students, is about how simple wax candles react to create heat and light.
Applications of Chemistry |
Consumer Chemistry |
Alkanes / Cycloalkanes
The Great Hartford Circus Fire  
This article, which originally appeared in ChemMatters the award winning ACS magazine for high school students, about a tragic fire, made worse by unfortunate choices of building materials.
Applications of Chemistry |
Noncovalent Interactions |
Alkanes / Cycloalkanes
Sherwood Rowland  
This article, which originally appeared in ChemMatters the award winning ACS magazine for high school students, profiles Sherwood Rowland.
Applications of Chemistry |
Atmospheric Chemistry |
Alkanes / Cycloalkanes
Fluid bed reactor for gasoline production  
Fluid bed reactors are catalyzed reaction chambers used by the oil industry to produce high quality gasoline and other products.
Applications of Chemistry |
Industrial Chemistry |
Catalysis |
Alkanes / Cycloalkanes
Houdry process for gasoline production  
The first full-scale commercial catalytic cracker (1937), pioneered by Eugene Jules Houdry (1892-1962), revolutionized the petroleum industry and the production of high octane gasoline.
Applications of Chemistry |
Industrial Chemistry |
Catalysis |
Alkanes / Cycloalkanes
What?s That Stuff?: Gasoline  
This article on gasoline is part of a collection of articles from Chemical&Engineering News (C&EN) that present the chemistry behind a wide variety of everyday products.
Applications of Chemistry |
Consumer Chemistry |
Alkanes / Cycloalkanes