A-level Chemistry/OCR (Salters)/Developing Fuels
Developing Fuels is the second unit in the Salters Advanced Chemistry course.
Chemical Storylines sections
- DF1: Petrol is popular
- DF2: Getting energy from fuels
- DF3: Focus on petrol
- DF4: Making petrol − getting the right octane rating
- DF5: Trouble with emissions
- DF6: Tackling the emissions problem
- DF7: Changing the fuel
- DF8: Hydrogen − a fuel for the future?
- DF9: Summary
Chemical Ideas sections
- 4.1 Energy out, energy in
- 1.3 Using equations to work out reacting masses
- 4.2 Where does the energy come from?
- 12.1 Alkanes
- 3.4 Structural isomerism
- 13.2 Alcohols and ethers
- 4.3 Entropy and the direction of change
- DF1.1 Which fuel for the future?
- DF1.2 Measuring the enthalpy change of combustion of different fuels
- DF1.3 Comparing the enthalpy changes of combustion of different alcohol
- DF2.1 Using spreadsheets to calculate enthalpy changes of combustion
- DF2.2 Making notes
- DF3.1 How do physical properties change along the alkane series?
- DF3.2 Comparing winter and summer petrol blends
- DF3.3 Auto-ignition in a test-tube
- DF4.1 Modelling and naming alkanes
- DF4.2 The octane numbers of different alkanes
- DF4.3 Using zeolites
- DF4.4 Cracking alkanes
- DF4.5 A closer look at alcohols
- DF4.6 Blend your own
- DF4.7 Why do hydrocarbons mix?
- DF4.8 Petrol - pulling it all together
- DF5 What happens to the sulphur?
- DF9 Check your notes on Developing Fuels