Chemical Engineering - Petroleum Refinery Engineering - Discussion


Presence of aromatics in

[A]. diesel increases its cetane number.
[B]. kerosene increases its smoke point.
[C]. petrol increases its octane number.
[D]. all (a), (b) and (c).

Answer: Option C


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Sally said: (Mar 6, 2017)  
Aromatics increase smoke point.

Super said: (Jul 7, 2017)  
No @Sally.

Rather it decreases the smoke point.

Priyam Dixit said: (Oct 4, 2017)  
You are correct @Sally.

Sajjad said: (Feb 21, 2018)  
Present of aromatics in kerosene decreases smoke Point.

Menar said: (Sep 9, 2019)  
Aromatics increase smoking tendency not smoke point.

Trushal said: (May 1, 2020)  
Yes, right thanks @Menar.

Jitendra Ram said: (Jan 29, 2021)  
Yes, correct @Menar.

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