A member of the alkane series, a colourless, odourless gas at room temperature. In liquid form it is often referred to as Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG). It is extracted from natural gas or refinery gas streams. 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.
|Atomic / Molecular Weight||44.11||gmol-1||Clip|
|Ratio of Specific Heats||1.124||Clip|
|Heat of Combustion||2220||kJ mol-1||Clip|