ASTM WK43585

    Revision of D240 - 09 Standard Test Method for Heat of Combustion of Liquid Hydrocarbon Fuels by Bomb Calorimeter

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    Active Standard: D240 - 09

    Developed by Subcommittee: D02.05 | Committee D02 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK43585

    1. Rationale

    In method D240, there is confusion in the units of energy equivalent (J versus MJ) and in quantity (g versus kg). D02.05.B would like to revise the method to clarify the heat of combustion units.


    Keywords

    bomb calorimeter methods; gross heat of combustion; heat of combustion; heating tests; net heat of combustion; Bomb calorimeter methods; Combustion--petroleum products; Heating tests--petroleum products; Oxygen bomb calorimeter methods; Oxygen consumption calorimetry;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    10-07-2013

    Technical Contact:
    Bill Spencer

    Item:
    001

    Ballot:
    D02.05 (14-01)

    Status:
    Withdrawn From Balloting

    Item:
    077

    Ballot:
    D02 (14-05)

    Status:
    In Balloting