energy density

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energy density

[′en·ər·jē ‚den·səd·ē]
(physics)
The energy per unit volume of a medium; in the case of an electric or magnetic field, the energy needed to set up the field is thought of as residing in the field.
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Noncombustible content directly reduces fuel value and creates handling issues and disposal problems at the plant, which increase costs.
This provides something less than solid fuel value to the plant.
Whenever the food value of a commodity drops below its fuel value, the market will convert it into fuel.
Reformers, after they separate the hydrogen out of the fuel, throw away the carbon, which is 50 percent of the fuel value, he said.
Liquid methane is possible, giving 80 percent of the fuel value of jet fuel.
claims their Slurry Carb technology can create high-grade fuel from a wide variety of waste streams ranging from low-value coal to sewage sludge using a wet thermal oxidation, in which combustible material is pulped in a water solution and then carbonized to a fuel value equivalent to medium-grade coal.
It has a greater fuel value than coal,'' said Don Unmacht, president of National Cement.
The foundry benefits nor only from the scrap value of the steel but also from the fuel value of the filters' oil-impregnated paper and neoprene.
The replacement of less expensive incandescent lamps with more expensive fluorescents and HIDs will also fuel value gains in the building market.