MYTUTOR SUBJECT ANSWERS

487 views

How is crude oil separated into fractions?

Crude oil is composed of many hydrocarbons. The crude oil is heated to evaporate it and the vapour rises. There is a temperature gradient up the column (hotter at the bottom, colder at the top). The different hydrocarbons have different boiling points, so condense at different levels and can be collected here.

Daisy D. A Level Chemistry tutor, GCSE Chemistry tutor, A Level Maths...

11 months ago

Answered by Daisy, a GCSE Chemistry tutor with MyTutor


Still stuck? Get one-to-one help from a personally interviewed subject specialist

306 SUBJECT SPECIALISTS

£18 /hr

Mihai P.

Degree: Natural Sciences (Bachelors) - Cambridge University

Subjects offered:Chemistry, Maths+ 2 more

Chemistry
Maths
Biology
-Medical School Preparation-

“I would like to share my passion for science and help you discover the key patterns which govern our world.”

£22 /hr

Hinsum W.

Degree: Medicine (Bachelors) - Edinburgh University

Subjects offered:Chemistry, Maths+ 3 more

Chemistry
Maths
Biology
-Personal Statements-
-Medical School Preparation-

“Hi, I'm a first year medic at Edinburgh. I've had 7 years' worth of experience teaching children Maths and English and have mentored lower school peers, so I'm bound to have an approach that will suit your learning style!”

£24 /hr

Samuel C.

Degree: Physics (Bachelors) - Durham University

Subjects offered:Chemistry, Physics+ 2 more

Chemistry
Physics
Maths
Further Mathematics

“Hi, I'm Sam Crawford. I'm studying Maths and Physics at Durham University, with an offer from Cambridge for next year, and I absolutely love both subjects.”

About the author

£18 /hr

Daisy D.

Degree: Natural Sciences: Chemistry and Mathematics, MSci (Other) - Durham University

Subjects offered:Chemistry, Physics+ 2 more

Chemistry
Physics
Maths
Further Mathematics

“Hi, I'm Daisy! I'm currently in my 3rd year studying an integrated masters course in Natural Sciences (Chemistry and Maths) at Durham University. My main area of interest is the physcial side of both subjects. From a young age, I hav...”

MyTutor guarantee

You may also like...

Posts by Daisy

A stationary radium atom decays, emiting an alpha particle. Why is the recoil speed of the nucleus small compared to the alpha particle?

How do buffers work?

How do I find the molecule from the 1H NMR spectrum?

How is crude oil separated into fractions?

Other GCSE Chemistry questions

Explain metallic bonding

Explain why diamond has a very high melting point [4 marks]

How do you increase the rate of a reaction?

What is metallic bonding?

View GCSE Chemistry tutors

We use cookies to improve your site experience. By continuing to use this website, we'll assume that you're OK with this. Dismiss

mtw:mercury1:status:ok