Alkanes

 

Methane, CH4, ethane, C2H6, propane, C3H8, and butane, C4H10, are examples of alkanes, which are hydrocarbons with all of the carbon-carbon bonds being single bonds. Click on the links below to see the structures of these molecules.

 

 Click here to view a Jmol structure of methane.


 Click here to view a Jmol structure of ethane.


 Click here to view a Jmol structure of propane


 Click here to view a Jmol structure of butane.