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Subject: What is the fuel value (kJ/g) of ethanol (ethyl alcohol)?

Date: Wed Sep 27 02:38:59 2000
Posted by Andy Thompson
Grade level: grad (non-science) School: Iowa State University
City: Ames State/Province: IA Country: USA
Area of science: Chemistry
ID: 970036739.Ch

Regular unleaded fuel has a fuel value of about 48 kJ/g, with 85% C and 15% 
H elemental composition.  Is there a way to find out the fuel value by 
simply looking at the percent composition alone?

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