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Coal

Description

General

Heating value depends on type and quality. LLV of anthracite coal 28-33Mj/k, coke 24-30MJ/kg, fat coal 29-32MJ/kgIn use. In dutch power plants (according to CBS 1989): 29, 3 MJ/kg.

Properties

Chemical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
%
%

Electrical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
kV/mm
%
V
Ohm.mm²/m

Manufacturing Properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources

Mechanical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
MPa
MPa
MPa
1300 1700 kg/m³ Idemat 2003
%
MPa
J/cm
MPa
MPa
MPa
MPa
MPa

Optical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources

Thermal properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
°C
°C
°C
J/kg.K
W/m.K
e-6/K

Environment

1.8 mPt
0.07 Pt
164 mELU
1.24 MJ/MJ
36.6 MJ
0.18 kg
0.42 kg
The estimated resources are 8.9E14 kg. This gives a resource index of 288 years. Hence coal is not a scarce resource.

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