Hydrocarbon Combustion


Name Equation Structural Ball & stick
Methane CH4 + O2 → CO2 + H2O
H
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H - C - H
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H
Methane external arrow
Ethylene C2H4 + 3 O2 → 2 CO2 + 2 H2O
   H      H 
  \     /
  C = C
  /    \
 H      H
Ethylene external arrow
Ethane 2 C2H6 + 7 O2 → 4 CO2 + 6 H2O
H   H
|   |
H - C - C - H
   |   |   
   H   H   
Ethane external arrow
Propane C3H8 + 5 O2 → 3 CO2 + 4 H2O
H   H   H
|   |   |
H - C - C - C - H
   |   |   |   
   H   H   H   
Propane external arrow
Butane 2 C4H10 + 13 O2 → 8 CO2 + 10 H2O Butane external arrow