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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calorific value

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14 m and consistently high Gross Calorific Values of up to 7,162 kcal / kg (adb) support the concept of open pit mine development as well as investigating underground mining options.
The initial components (Table 2) for mixtures were prepared, and calorific values and content of combustible part were measured in the Central Laboratory of Oil Shale Mining Company (AS Eesti Polevkivi).
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When evaluating the performance of a process GC, important criteria are not only the high degree of accuracy, but also the repeatability of the calorific values, the linearity of the measured components, the efficiency in separating the individual components and the detection limits for components with low concentrations, in particular the higher hydrocarbons.
This includes mixing of gases of different calorific values so as to get final calorific value of 2000 Kcal/NM3 which is the requirement of reheating furnaces for billets in Rolling Mills and also for the new steel melt shop.
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Pupils calculate calorific values and monitor the fat and sugar content in the food products that they design and make.
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It was shown that the elementary procedure of elimination of the regional component from the measured values of the gamma-gamma log provided an excellent correlation between the predicted and true calorific values of oil shale.