Fuel Calorific Values


FUEL CALORIFIC VALUES:

  • natural gas – 12500 kcal/kg
  • propane-butane -11950 kcal/kg
  • disel – 10000 kcal/kg
  • fuel oil – 9520 kcal/kg
  • brown coal – 3500 kcal/kg
  • woods – 2500 kcal/kg
  • electricity – 860 kcal/kWh

1 kW is obtained from:

  • 0.072 kg natural gas
  • 0,073 kg propane-butane
  • 0,083 kg gasoline
  • 0,085 kg disel
  • 0,092 kg fuel oil
  • 0,124 kg charcoal
  • 0,144 kg coal
  • 0,218 kg brown coal


Composition of Natural Gas

  • Methane CH4 70-90%
  • Ethane C2H6 0-20%
  • Propane C3H8 Butane C4H10 Carbon Dioxide CO2 0-8%
  • Oxygen O2 0-0.2%
  • Nitrogen N2 0-5%
  • Hydrogen sulphide H2S 0-5%
  • Rare gasesA, He, Ne, Xe trace

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