Problem: Liquid butane, C4H10, is stored in cylinders, to be used as a fuel. The normal boiling point of butane is listed as -0.5oC.Suppose the tank is standing in the sun and reaches a temperature of 35oC. Would you expect the pressure in the tank to be greater or less than atmospheric pressure?

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Liquid butane, C4H10, is stored in cylinders, to be used as a fuel. The normal boiling point of butane is listed as -0.5oC.

Suppose the tank is standing in the sun and reaches a temperature of 35oC. Would you expect the pressure in the tank to be greater or less than atmospheric pressure?

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