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Butane

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Butane

Molecular formula: C4H10 CAS# 106-97-8
Categories: Alkane
Names
English:
Butane [Wiki]
n-butane
Русский:
Бутан(IUPAC)
Бутан (вещество) [Wiki]
German:
Butan
n-Butan(IUPAC) [Wiki]
Ελληνικά:
Βουτάνιο(IUPAC) [Wiki]
Διαιθύλιο
Español:
Butano [Wiki]
French:
Butane [Wiki]
Italiano:
Butano [Wiki]
日本語:
ブタン [Wiki]
中文:
丁烷 [Wiki]
العربية:
بوتان (كيمياء) [Wiki]
Latina:
Butanum [Wiki]

Variants of the formula:

CH3-CH2-CH2-CH3
CH3-(CH2)2-CH3
/\/
H-C-C-C-C-H; H|#2|H; H|#3|H; H|#4|H; H|#5|H
H3C/\/CH3
H\C/C\C/C\H; $slope(60)H/#2\H; H\#3/H; H/#4\H; H\#5/H
C4H10
Related Compounds
Isomers: Isobutane
Next homologue: Pentane
Previous homologue: Propane
Elemental composition
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Symbol Element Atomic weight Number of atoms Mass percent

Reactions in which Butane is involved

  • 2H3C/\/CH3 + 5O2 -> 4H3C/`|O|\OH + 2H2O
  • MoCl6 + 6CO + 2Al(C2H5)3 -> Mo(CO)6 + 2AlCl3 + 3C4H10
  • CH3-CH2-CH2-CH3 -> CH2=CH-CH=CH2 + 2H2
  • WCl6 + 6CO + 2Al(C2H5)3 -> W(CO)6 + 2AlCl3 + 3C4H10