How much carbon dioxide is released when burning a liter of petrol?
Burning one litre of Petrol releases 2.36 kg of CO2 (under the 'perfect' fuel/air mixture). I know this sounds unreasonable when one litre of petrol weighs around 0.75 kg, but the majority (over 70%) of the CO2 weight is made up of the oxygen which is consumed from the air and does not originate from the petrol. Scary huh!
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Answer . The result will be 1 m 3 of CO 2 and 2 m 3 of H 2 O gas (and 2 m 3 of O 2 will be consumed). This is determined by the stoichiometry of the balanced reaction: CH 4 + 2O 2 ---> CO 2 + 2H 2 O
because the petrol reacts with the air forming sulphur dioxide. Then the sulphur dioxide goes through the catalytic converter and is then change into a less harmful gas, carbon diioxide and carbon monoxide.
Carbon dioxide is a non-flammable gas. It is the product of combustion itself. Liquid CO2 can be combined with Hydrogen in a pressurized reactor to produce Carbon, Oxygen, and Water. 2H+CO2 = C+O+H2O. This happens when CO2 is sequestered underground. The CO2 combines with H in the rocks and this re…action takes place naturally. However, very little work is being done to facilitate atmospheric engineering. Addition from tdawgpb Carbon dioxide doesn't "burn" simply by adding heat to it. Combustion is the process of chain-reaction oxidation. Most combustion (for example, with organic materials) takes oxygen from the air and uses it to oxidize carbon atoms, producing CO2 (and H2O in organic compounds). However, with the correct substrate, it is possible to "burn" carbon dioxide by using it as the source of oxygen for oxidation (this reduces the carbon, and black carbon residue is a product of the combustion). This is frequently done in chemistry demonstrations where magnesium is ignited and surrounded with dry ice (solid state CO2). This produces Magnesium Oxide (MgO) and carbon (C). MgO has slightly less free energy than CO2, making the reaction exothermic (and hence combusion possible), but it has a very high activation energy, mostly involved in the dissociation of CO2. Burning magnesium is quite hot and provides the necessary activation energy and will "burn" the CO2 if there is no O2 available (this is done by piling the dry ice on top of the burning magnesium, or a similar method). (MORE)
Burning one pound of carbon releases about 3.6 pounds of carbon dioxide (the extra weight comes from oxygen from the air).
Burning one kilo of carbon releases about 3.6 kilos of carbon dioxide. Carbon has an atomic weight of 12. Oxygen has an atomic weight of 16. The oxidation of carbon results in carbon dioxide, atomic weight 44. So 44/12 is 3.667. There are other things in coal besides pure carbon, slight impuritie…s, so in general 1 kg of coal releases about 3.6 kg of CO2. (MORE)
Magnesium burns in carbon dioxide because, when heated, the oxygen in the carbon dioxide is able to bond with magnesium and produce an oxide. Carbon, or soot is formed as a resulting by-product. 2Mg + CO 2 ----> 2MgO + C
It would depend on 3 huge variables:. 1 - The type of vehicle (luxury sedan, compact, unleaded, diesel, etc). 2 - The distance driven and type of terrain (hills, traffic, etc). 3 - How the person drove the car (aggressively, moderately, conservatively). Without knowing these variables, there can… be no definitive answer. (MORE)
\n. \n. \nThe biofuels are a deposit of carbon, when the biofuels are burned the carbon bonds with oxygen, creating CO2
Yes because when you burn O2 it will produce carbon dioxide.. Hope this helps, I am 100% sure that it is the correct answer.
The only carbon dioxide released by simply cutting the tree is that which is produced by the energy required to cut the tree: the human breathing out carbon dioxide as he swings an axe or uses a saw, the carbon dioxide emitted by a chainsaw's combustion engine, or the carbon dioxide emitted by loggi…ng machinery while cutting the tree. Significantly more carbon is emitted afterward as the lumber is transported from the site and as the tree is cut up into smaller pieces, then the smaller pieces are shipped all over. Finally, as the wood biodegrades (or burns), some carbon dioxide will be released. (MORE)
The only "carbon dioxide burns" I am familiar with are those from handling dry ice. As such they are equivalent to "frostbite", i.e. they are a result of freezing tissue. They should be treated like frostbite. Very mild "burns" can be treated by gently warming the affected area and then bandaging it…. More severe "burns" need a doctor's attention. (MORE)
In the US alone cars released 314 million metric tons in 2004. The rest of the world is about the same amount all together because they don't drive as far or as much as we do. By those rates its almost 2 million metric tons a day.
When 16 grams of methane are burned in 64 grams of oxygen 44 grams of carbon dioxide is released. How much water in grams is produced?
First you need to write a balanced chemical equation. You are given that methane is burned, meaning a combustion reaction in which carbon dioxide and water are released. Unbalanced: CH 4 + O 2 ---> CO 2 + H 2 O Balanced: CH 4 + 2O 2 ---> CO 2 + 2H 2 O Givens: 16.0 grams CH 4 (Molecul…ar mass 16.0 grams) 64.0 grams O 2 (Molecular mass 32.0 grams) 44.0 grams H 2 O (Molecular mass 18.0 grams) Mole ratio: 1:2:1:2 (CH 4 :O 2 :CO 2 :H 2 O) Then you need to find which of the reactants are the limiting reactant and which is the excess reactant. The limiting reactant is what you will base the rest of the problem on. To do this, you convert each measurement to moles from grams. 16.0 g CH 4 / (16.0 g) = 1.00 moles CH 4 64.0 g O 2 Ã (2 moles) / (32.0 g) = 4.00 moles O 2 Because methane is the limiting reactant, the amount of water produced can only be as much as the methane. Take the amount of methane and use stoichiometry to find the amount of water produced in grams. 16.0 g CH 4 / (16.0 g CH 4 ) Ã (2 moles O 2 ) Ã (18.0 g O 2 ) = 36.0 grams H 2 O (MORE)
No. CO2 is a product of combustion. If the concept that LeChatelier proposed is used, the CO2 actually gets in the way of the combustion reaction (burning).
When ethane C2H6 burns it produces carbon dioxide and water How many liters of carbon dioxide will be produced when 269 L of ethane are burned?
Why don't you do your own school assignment? Just take the Carbon part of ethane. We will ignore the Hydrogen that turns to water. When carbon burns, it will produce carbon dioxide. If one molecule contains two carbon atoms, that molecule will burn to produce two molecules of carbon dioxide. Now, yo…u figure it out.. To answer this question we need to know what the experimental temperature and pressures are and if ethane is to be considered an ideal gas. STP? RTP?. That is not what your question asks. Your question asks, "How many liters of carbon dioxide will be produced. I would assume that it is talking about the same pressure, however I would not know. I would guess that the real issue is asking how much carbon dioxide will be dissolve in the water to form a weak acid and how much will remain free gas. Without more information, Ethane should be considered to be an ideal gas as should water above 100c. You can guess at the temperature by looking up the delta H and calculating with a formula.. ---------------------------------------------------------- . Lets suppose that the experiment is conducted at STP and that Ethane is an ideal gas.. Ethane oxidizes via the formula C 2 H 6 + 7/2 O 2 -> 2 CO 2 + 3H 2 O. at STP (0'C) water will become a liquid and not contribute significantly to the final volume. At STP pressures are constant and all reactions are exothermic so T remains at 0'C (after everything settles down that is). And lets say that the water remains pure, without significant levels of Carbonic Acid. The question stated that there were 269 litres of Ethane so lets suppose that we are ignoring the initial oxygen gases as well, only considering the volume occupied by the ethane. Oxidized Ethane will produce double the volume of Carbon Dioxide so, at the very simplest, the final volume of Carbon Dioxide with be double the initial volume (of Ethane) so that would be 538 litres.. This question gets a lot more complicated if you consider that real behavior of non-ideal gases and that it all takes place in a bomb calorminitor at constant pressure. (MORE)
petrol consists of carbon and hydrogen, when it burns it produces carbon dioxide and water if complete combustion occurs
The amount of carbon dioxide given off when burning paper varies with the amount of paper being incinerated, and will also depend to a lesser extent on the type of paper.. Paper is usually made primarily of wood pulp, which is high in cellulose, but the lignin content can vary broadly. We can also …see cloth fibers (cotton and others) and various materials added (like chalk or clay) to improve the surface of the paper for writing.. Given the variables regarding the numbers of chemical compounds in it, it is difficult to say how much CO 2 will be given off when burning a given amount of paper. (MORE)
C + O 2 -------> CO 2 12g of carbon produces 44g of carbon dioxide 1kg of carbon will produce 3-67kg of carbon dioxide
Yes, it does. Natural gas is methane, a fossil fuel greenhouse gas 21 times more powerful than carbon dioxide. So when it escapes into the atmosphere it is very damaging. And when it is burnt it emits carbon dioxide, another greenhouse gas.
Yes. Fossil fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas contain carbon that has been sequestered underground for millions of years. Burning these fuels release additional carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, increasing the atmospheric concentration and creating an enhanced greenhouse effect.
Burning is often incomplete, in which case there is carbon monoxide as well as carbon dioxide. Burning also releases heat. Carbon is seldom burned in a chemically pure form. Impurities are released in the form of ash, or other gases such as sulfur dioxide.
Motor fuels are primarily made of carbon and hydrogen so a primary pollutant would be carbon dioxide. The water exhausted is not generally seen as a pollutant. However a certain small percentage is exhausted unburned in its original form or cracked and reformed by the heat of the combustion process.… This small percentage is present as hydrocarbons, aromatics or other organics. Nitrogen oxides are produced and relased by the extreme heat in the combustion chamber. Some fuels contain additive packages and a trace of sulfur. These are released as metallic oxides or sulfur oxides. (MORE)
About 7 billion tons of coal is presently mined each year. While some of this is used to make coke for steel blast furnaces, most of it ends up being burned in coal power plants. Coal is carbon twelve, but during oxidation it combines with diatomic oxygen (O16) to form CO2. In other words, one ton o…f coal releases over 2.8 tons of CO2. World wide, nearly 20 billion tons of CO2 is emitted by coal fired power plants each year, at the present time. As China and other nations continue expanding coal production, this is expected to rise a little bit in the ensuing years. (MORE)
Carbon dioxide cannot burn anything, unless of course when it is extremely hot. if anything, carbon dioxide will prevent you burning, for example if you are on fire, because it removes some heat and stops oxygen getting to the fuel.
Burning trees not only creates more carbon dioxide because of the smoke released from the burning, but also because trees help remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. They take in CO2 and release oxygen. The less trees there are, the more CO2 in our atmosphere.
The world cools. Any time you release a compressed gas the expansion of that gas causes a cooling effect. That is the same way an air conditioner works. If you take the valve core out of the stem on your car tire you will actually see frost accumulate on the end of the stem.
No. Hydrogen does not contain carbon, so no carbon dioxide is released just water and heat. See related link.
We release around 30 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year just by burning fossil fuels.
Because it is a greenhouse gas, releasing carbon dioxide by burning fossil fuels will result in a rise in average global temperatures. Temperatures will increase by a greater extent in some areas than in others. It is even possible that by changing wind and current patterns, some regions will experi…ence lower temperatures. (MORE)
Most additional CO2 comes from human activity, which adds approximately 30 billion tons per year world wide. Dividing by 365 that amounts to 82 million tons of CO2 per day.
Each liter of gasoline produces 1.7 kg (3.7 lbs) of CO2. There are about 509 liters per kg of CO2, or 865 liters emitted by one liter of fuel. Gas occupies much greater volume than liquid. Burning gas, however, combines it with atmospheric oxygen, increasing the volume more yet.
A litre of Petrol in NewCastle, England costs around Ã¥Â£5, but the prices vary according to the location and uptodate info should be obtained regarding the same.
Any carbon-containing item that burns in air will form carbon dioxide...so seriously, you could pick just about anything, set it on fire and get carbon dioxide.
I have found simple statistics for people (each person releases about 800 lbs of CO2 in a year) and automobiles (about 11,000 - 17,000 lbs of CO2 per year) but when I looked for simple numbers for coal burning power plants (which I suspect are major factors in CO2 production) I found an overwhelming… about of statistical information. I could not find a source that gave me the simple average http://wiki.answers.com/# of CO2 released per year (MORE)
Yes, carbon monoxide is formed to some degree by burning petrol and other hydrocarbon fuels.
The formula for the combustion of propane is: C 2 H 6 + 5O 2 --> 2CO 2 + 3H 2 O So each mole of propane creates two moles of carbon dioxide. One mole of propane is 30 g, one mole of carbon dioxide is 44 g So each gram of propane creates (2x44)/30)= 2.93 g of carbon dioxide on combustion. … In common terms a 20lb tank of p for a BBQ creates a bit less than 60 lb of carbon dioxide (MORE)
Yes, magnesium burn in the presence of carbon dioxide and we get oxide of magnesium.
Petrol= Benzin 95: 1,445 â¬, Benzin 98: 1,636 â¬, Nafta: 1,329 â¬, LPG: 0,690 â¬
Carbon dioxide is released whenever a organism that was living decomposes. Whether by fire or through natural decomposition, the item will release carbon dioxide as it turns back into the basic elements that it was composed of.
From nature: 100 gigatons per half year is roughly 0.5 gigatons (500,000,000 tons) a day! The other half of the year nature absorbs about that much, such that the net change is approximately zero. From man (burning of fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas) in industry, transport and the gene…ration of electricity): 29 gigatons per year, roughly 80,000,000 tons (80 million tons) a day! Over the past 800,000 years atmospheric CO2 naturally varied from 250 to 280 ppm, typically rising or falling about 10 ppm over a 2000 year period, or 5 ppm per thousand years. The overall level did not change significantly from year to year. Since 1700, however, there has been a gradual increase in CO2 levels, entirely attributable to human activity. As you can see from the links provided, the seasonal variation is only 7 parts per million, and without the human contribution would be horizontally cyclical. (MORE)
About 19.4 lbs of carbon dioxide from one gallon of gasoline. A petrol (gasoline) engine will produce around 2.32 kg of carbon dioxide for each litre of petrol consumed (19.4 lb/gal).
Biomass (burning of plant material) does release carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere, but it is CO2 that was recently taken out of the atmosphere (when the plants were growing) so it doesn't add extra CO2 or cause global warming. Burning biomass then is part of the natural carbon cycle which …moves CO2 in and out of the atmosphere. The carbon dioxide that comes from burning fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas) was taken out of the atmosphere millions of years ago , so releasing it now is adding extra CO2 (and causing global warming). This is why biomass is renewable energy and much better than fossil fuels. (MORE)
When a car is driven the gasoline it burns as fuel releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Is this correct?
That is correct. Gasoline is a fossil fuel and when it burns it releases carbon dioxide and water. If it doesn't burn completely, then some carbon monoxide is released as well.
Petrol is a fossil fuel made from crude oil and burning fossil fuels produce energy so yes burning petrol does release energy.
It doesn't phrased in that way. 1 ton of coal contains more carbonthan 1 ton of biomass by a large amount. Because of this it takesmore biomass to produce the same amount of power than a smalleramount of coal provides. This does not mean that biomass is worsefor the environment, as it will take mill…ions of years for thecarbon contained in coal to 'become coal' again, while it will onlytake one growing season (in the case of energy crops), or 50-100years (in the case of wood forests), to 'become biomass' again. (MORE)
What do you capitalitalize in when a car is driven the gasoline it burns as fuel releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere?
when a car is driven, the gasoline it burns as fuel releases carbondioxide into the atmosphere.
Burning natural gas, which is largely methane, releases carbon dioxide with fewer by-products than either oil or coal.
Most things are made from carbon. More than half a tree is carbon;more than half of the human body is carbon. The same with trash. Burning, combustion, is a chemical change where one atom of carbon(C) combines with two atoms of oxygen (O 2 ) to makecarbon dioxide, (CO 2 ). It should be noted that …burning trash does not contribute to global warming, as the carbon released into theatmosphere was recently removed from theatmosphere when the item was manufactured. So this is part of thenatural carbon cycle. The carbon from the burning of fossil fuels (coal, oil and naturalgas) on the other hand, has been out of circulation, buried underthe earth for 300 million years, so releasing this does contribute to global warming. (MORE)
We can not answer you because you have not told us the state ofyour volume of ethelene (ie is it liquid or gas). However the equation you need to work this out for yourself is 2(C2H6)+7(O2) => 4(CO2) + 6(H2O)
Carbon monoxide is at a higher energy state than carbon dioxide. Therefore energy can be released when converted to carbon dioxide.