what is calorific value ?
Asked by greatnalin | 22nd Nov, 2009, 04:03: PM
The heating value or calorific value of a substance, usually a fuel or food, is the amount of heat released during the combustion of a specified amount of it. The calorific value is a characteristic for each substance. It is measured in units of energy per unit of the substance, usually mass, such as: kcal/kg, kJ/kg, J/mol, Btu/m³.
Answered by | 22nd Nov, 2009, 11:19: PM
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