calorific value

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calorific value

n.
The calories or thermal units contained in one unit of a substance and released when the substance is burned.

calorific value

n
(Units) the quantity of heat produced by the complete combustion of a given mass of a fuel, usually expressed in joules per kilogram

calorific value

The energy value of a food or fuel, given by the heat evolved when a unit amount (1 gram or 1 kg) is completely burnt in oxygen.
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The coal deposits are estimated to be over one billion tones, they said and added 'the coal is of good quality and high heating value.
Lower heating value (LHV), which was determined by a bomb calorimeter model E2K which has a precision of [10.
Coconut leaf midrib charcoal obtained higher values in its heating value and boiling rate when compared to coconut shell charcoal.
providing gas needs 943771 gnm3 (calculated specific heating value of a gnm3 34 mj) 50% option for the period from the end gas day + (amount option 34 mj specific heating value of 471 886 gnm3) amount of gas purchased (debrecen in the municipality and institutions places of use of natural gas as defined in the specifications of use locations ).
The analysis of each vaporized sample determined whether any liquid had been ingested by the test probe and quantified the heating value bias due to the liquid contamination.
Further, agricultural biomass has also been used as fuel for combustion but its use can be limited due to low heating value as compared to woody biomass.
Indonesia recently cut its benchmark price for an eighth month, pegging coal with a gross heating value of 6,322 kilocalories per kilogram (Kcal/kg) at $62.
The gas was of a good heating value of 1045 British thermal unit per cubic feet and its condensate API of 53 at 60 degree Fahrenheit, the company said.
He quotes an interesting report by CeAntre for Study of Science & TechAnology, Bangalore that reveals that the Indian coal's quality is very poor having 35%-45% ash content, low heating value thus generation of one unit electricity emits one kilogram of Carbon Dioxide and almost annually, 200 million tons of ash is generated using coal in power sector.
Wood that has been air dried to 20% moisture has a net heating value of 10,560,000 BTU/ton, whereas green wood at 50% moisture has a net heating value of 5,740,000 BTU/ ton.
The alcohol compound butanol has many attractive characteristics in comparison with common ethanol, including a higher heating value and compatibility with existing gasoline engines.

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