Physical and thermal properties

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Physical and thermal properties for various fuels and substances

Density at 20oC
Specific heating capacity for solids - At 20 -100oC
Specific heating capacity for liquids - At 0 -100oC
HHV - Higher Heating/Calorific value
LHV - Lower Heating/Calorific value
Specific heating capacity for gases - Cp at 0oC
SubstanceDensity
(Kg/dm3)
Specific heat capacity
J/KgK
HHV
(KJ/Kg)
LHV
(KJ/Kg)
LHV
(KWh/Kg)
LHV
(Btu/Kg)
LHV
(KJ/Nm3)
LHV
(KJ/Litre)
LHV
(Btu/Nm3)
LHV
(Btu/Litre)
Solid-
Coal - Antrasit1.4109034000330009.1731278----
Coal - Lithumen (pellets)1.25260021000195005.4218482----
Coal - Charcoal0.4960-290008.0627487----
Peat (air dried)0.64-14000115003.1910900----
Wood (Air dried)0.4 - 0.8250016000145004.0313743----
Thorium (breeder)
*Nuclear
5.4.-7900000021944.4474877552
Uranium (LWR) - Natural
*Nuclear
19.1--
570000158.33540256----
Uranium (breeder)
* Nuclear
6.3--810000000225000767731867----
Liquid
Heavy fuel oil
(Bunker oil)
0.951970440004140011.539240-39330-37278
Diesel0.842050450004340012.0641135-36456-34554
Ethanol0.79247030000270007.525591-21330-20217
Fuel oil (Heavy)0.951970440004140011.539240-39330-37278
Gasoline0.752100460004440012.3342083-33300-31562
Methanol0.792500-200005.5618956-15800-14976
Gas
Hydrogen0.0000891420014100012100033.6111468610769-10207-
Butane0.002671670502004623012.8443818123434-116993-
Ethane0.001361700511004670012.974426363512-116993-
Propane0.002021670480004630012.864388493526-116993-
Methane0.000722190540004985013.854724935892-116993-
Undefined
Fat-..3800010.5636017----
Protein-..170004.7216113----
Carbohydrate-..170004.7216113----