PHYSICS RESOURCES DATABASE

THERMAL PROPERTIES

FUELS - HEATS OF COMBUSTION

 

 

MATERIAL

Heat of combustion

( MJ. kg-1 )

Alcohol, methyl

22

Anthracite (hard coal)

33

Bituminous coal

30

Diesel oil

45

Dung

17

Fats

38

Petrol (gasoline)

48

Methane

56

Oil, furnace

44

Propane

50

TNT

5

Wood

15

 

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