GCSE Chemistry – Fractional distillation of hydrocarbons

Last updated: 24/03/2021

Learning Objectives

-I can describe the process of fractional distillation and can recall why we need to distil oil into fractions
-I can state some uses for the fractions of crude oil
-I can recall how boiling point changes with chain length
-I can recall how viscosity changes with chain length
-I can recall how flammability changes with chain length
-I can explain why fractions of crude oil have different boiling points