Ethanol is a compound of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen elements that was discovered by Antoine Lavoisier and its chemical formula were resolute by Nicolas-Theodore de Saussure in 1808. 5 years later, Archibald Scott Couper revealed the structural formula of ethanol.
Ethyl alcohol consists of 2 carbon chains, i.e. ethane from that a hydroxyl group (-OH) is connected.
Ethanol, also called ethyl alcohol is simple alcohol and is mostly found in alcoholic beverages. Ethyl alcohol or ethanol is also represented as EtOH