Ether generally refers to diethyl ether, when not modified by any other words. Petroleum ether is not actually an ether. Instead, it is a mix of hydrocarbons, which is also referred to as 'hexanes', not to be confused with the… Full Answer
Petroleum ether (or pet ether as it's commonly called) does not have any particular chemical formula. All you can be relatively sure of is that there are ethers in it. There could be diethyl ether, butylpropyl ether, dipentyl ether... Pet… Full Answer
Tert-butyl methyl ether more polar than petroleum ethere cause petroleum ether isn't an ether- it's composed of hydrocarbons, which are nonpolar. The real ether that is in tBME includes oxygen, which is electronegative and creates more polarity in the molecule.
In the early days Ether was trickled over a gauze mask over the face and nose. Later, endotracheal tubes were put in and connected to a bottle of ether and patient was anaesthetised with ether and intermittent oxygen .
Sulfuric ether has an agreeable odor and is use as an anesthetic. It has very low boiling point and it is highly flammable. It is also called "dimethyl ether" while Petroleum ether is composed of pentane and hexane. It is… Full Answer