Search all my sites
You can use the W, S, A and D keys on your keyboard to control the camera as well as the controls in the image. ALCOHOL: interactive model of an ethanol molecule (C2H5OH)
  • red = oxygen (O)
  • black = carbon (C)
  • green = hydrogen (H)
ETHANOL is the second of the alcohols and contains only two carbon atoms (methanol is the first, with one carbon atom). Ethanol (or ethyl alcohol) is commonly used as an intoxicant:

ALCOHOL IN DRINK: The alcohol in alcoholic beverages is ethanol. Beer, wine and spirits all contain ethanol that has been produced using fermentation. In spirits, the alcohol is further concentrated by distillation.

INDUSTRIAL ALCOHOL: ethanol produced in industrial quantities, commonly used as a fuel or fuel additive.

Buy Books by Russell Kightley

Russell Kightley Media
PO Box 9150, Deakin, ACT 2600, Australia. Mobile phone Australia 0405 17 64 71
email RKM