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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For the resource potential evaluation of oil shale, parameters such as oil yield, content of semi-coke, ash and volatiles, and calorific value are important [9-12].
On net calorific value ( NCV) basis, the new gas price for October 1 to March 31, 2016, would be $ 4.
Thereafter the said inferior quality coal was brought to India in different vessels , vide different Bill of Entries , having gross calorific value, far less than technical specifications of the agreement and thus liable to be rejected, and was supplied to NSPCL, Bhilai Power Plant, which has resulted in a wrongful loss of Rs 92,91,55,588/- approximately.
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Daily fluctuations in the heating value not to exceed the contracted calorific value track of +/- 5%.
On average, the calorific value is 3550 kJ/kg and the oil content is 5 wt%.
The coal produced from the Willow Creek mine is of very good quality, with high calorific value, and low ash and sulphur content.
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Power plants use oil shale with calorific value of 8.
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