Chemical Engineering - Petroleum Refinery Engineering - Discussion


Phenols are added in gasoline to

[A]. improve the octane number.
[B]. act as an antioxidant.
[C]. reduce its viscosity.
[D]. increase its pour point.

Answer: Option B


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Ravi said: (Jan 14, 2016)  
Please explain.

Mohd Fuzail said: (Mar 3, 2017)  
Explain it, please.

Trushal said: (May 1, 2020)  
Explain the answer.

Bhoomi Mehta said: (Aug 5, 2020)  

Aromatic amine/ hindered phenols that prevent gasoline components from reacting with oxygen in the air to form peroxides and gums.


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