Propane

Science / Chemistry / Propane: A colorless, odorless, flammable gas, found in petroleum and natural gas. It is used as a fuel and as a raw material for building more complex organic molecules. Propane is the third member of the alkane series.

Methylacetylene Propadiene

Business / Machine Shop / Methylacetylene Propadiene: A family of alternative fuel gases that are mixtures of two or more gases (propane, butane, butadiene, methylacetylene and propadiene). Methylacetylene propadiene is used for oxyfuel cutting, heating, MORE

Fuel Gas

Business / Machine Shop / Fuel Gas: A gas such as acetylene, natural gas, hydrogen, propane, stabilized methylacetylene propadiene and other fuels normally used with oxygen in one of the oxyfuel processes and for heating. MORE

Crude Oil

Science / Geology / Crude Oil: A liquid hydrocarbon produced from natural underground reservoirs. It might also include liquid hydrocarbons produced from tar sands, gilsonite, and oil shale. Crude oil can be refined into a number o MORE

Natural Gas

Science / Chemistry / Natural Gas: A mixture of methane and other gases, found trapped over petroleum deposits under the earth. MORE

Alkane

Science / Chemistry / Alkane: A series of organic compounds with general formula CnH2n+2. Alkane names end with -ane. Examples are propane (with n=3) and octane (with n=8). MORE

Forced air heating

Business / Construction / Forced air heating : A common form of heating with natural gas, propane, oil or electricity as a fuel. Air is heated in the furnace and distributed through a set of metal ducts to various areas of the house. MORE

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