Automotive Chemistry

A lot of chemistry is involved in both the useage and manufacture of Automobiles. The combustion process which makes engines possible is a chemical reaction. Any article involving chemistry will be marked with the following notice:

This involves chemical names, terms, and/or reactions, which may be complicated without a basic understanding of chemistry.

Cars Simplified will only cover the basic chemistry of topics that require descriptions of it. A basic college chemistry class will easily go beyond what is explained anywhere on this site.

The Periodic Table of Elements