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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