calorific value


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calorific value

[¦kal·ə¦rif·ik ′val·yü]
(engineering)
Quantity of heat liberated on the complete combustion of a unit weight or unit volume of fuel.

calorific value

The amount of heat liberated by the combustion of a unit weight (or if a gas, a unit volume) of fuel.
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Calorific value means the amount of heat generated in the complete combustion of oil shale per unit weight.
The dependence between the calorific value of oil shale and the product's operating and transportation expenses in the Viru mine, as an example, is illustrated in Fig.
The dependence between calorific value of oil shale and the efficiency of units is described by the formula
Average calorific value of realized oil shale must not be reduced
It aims to - Firstly - 1 lot, the supply of power and 100% renewable electricity in high voltage and low voltage, the 27 sampling points specified in the Annex to this Special Administrative and- Secondly - lot 2, delivery of natural gas to low calorific value high and low pressure, at 10 sampling points specified in the Annex to this Special Administrative.
The same quality criterion, calorific value, is used for oil shale reserve estimation as well.
The contract is for the supply of light fuel oil type Ekoterm about: - Calorific value min.
The content of the subgrain koksikiem to 10%- The calorific value Qir from 27100kJ / kg- The ash content of 10% Ar- Sulfur content 0.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Steam Coal having Calorific value not less than 5500 Kcal/Kg
23/18/07/12 class in the amount of 5 800 Mg with transport car with the following parameters - Calorific value in the operational state - min.
Tenders are invited for Supply of High Calorific Value Imported Coal for
The equipment is certified by the European Measuring Instruments Directive (MID) as a gas volume and calorific value corrector for custody transfer metering of natural gases.