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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The same quality criterion, calorific value, is used for oil shale reserve estimation as well.
In the present article the oil shale quality indicators are treated like in geology and mining science--with respect to dry oil shale, where calorific value Q = [Q.
5%, and a calorific value generally greater than 4.
For the resource potential evaluation of oil shale, parameters such as oil yield, content of semi-coke, ash and volatiles, and calorific value are important [9-12].
LBPC is a production license, located within the Balikpapan geological formation with sub-bituminous coal at potentially economic calorific values.
0 MJ/kg, while for some species the difference in calorific values amounted to 6.
As a result, the system significantly exceeds the admission requirements for the calorific values and for the measured components (based on ISO 6974-5: 2000) for highly accurate heating value analyzers.
The OS calorific value was determined employing both laboratory and gamma-gamma logging data.
The site for the bulk extraction was selected from the 2008/09 drilling as the main seams here are close to the surface and to the line of oxidation (LOX), but still display good calorific values and relatively low washed coal, ash levels.
A comparison of the 2009 data to the originally reported historic data shows the following: Higher calorific values (4,000 - 5,400 kCal/kg vs.
Net calorific values of oil shale used for power generation and chemical processing must be at least 8.