ERIC Number: EJ284473
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Jul
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Stability and Formation of Isobutylene Dimers.
Goldsmith, Robert H.
Journal of Chemical Education, v60 n7 p596-97 Jul 1983
Isobutylene is an important bulk chemical for the petroleum industry. Dimerization and hydrogenation reactions produce the standard fuel octane rating comparison. This classic chemistry is often misrepresented in modern texts, however, and this paper attempts to correlate the physical organic principles that apply. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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