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Calorific value of Methane :

Calorific value
----------------------------- kJ/g kwh/kg

Gaseous Bio gas -------- 35 to 40 11.3 to 20.9
. Butane (LPG) ----------- 50 .
. Methane ----------------- 55 17.8
. Hydrogen ----------------- 150 48.5

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Gordan Feric
Hi there:

When working with the US Customary Unit System, I would just add that the higher heating value of methane is:

CH4 HHV = 21,563 [Btu/lbm]

For stoichiometric methane combustion, per unit mass of CH4 -- for 1[ [lbm] of CH4 -- there should be present 17.167 [lbm] of standard air to have complete combustion at stoichiometric conditions.



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