How many BTU per ton of coal?
20 Million BTU ****************** The heat content of coal varies. Bituminous coal typically has a gross heating value of 30,600,000 BTU per ton. The net heating value is 26,000,000 BTU per ton, assuming 85% efficiency. If you need more precise information, go to the U.S. Department of Energy website at www.doe.gov and search on the heat content of coal. -ecn
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Air conditioners are rated in three ways, by B.T.U.'s, tons of refrigeration, or by horsepower. One ton of refrigeration removes the amount of heat needed to melt one ton of i…ce in 24 hours. One ton of refrigeration can remove 12,000 B.T.U.'s of heat in one hour. The B.T.U. is the amount of heat needed to raise 1 lb. of pure water 1 deg F.
30,000,000 BTUs Per Ton. Will vary depending on the grade of coal.
Tons measure weight: BTUs measure energy. You cannot convert them.
Within reason all woods have a potential BTU value of 8000 BTU's per pound. Oak, Ash, Balsa and Pine all have the same potential. I am sure there are some exotic woods that mi…ght violate this rule but for the sake of this question 8000 BTU/Pd will do nicely. The term potential is a theoretical maximum yield and, in a practical sense, can not be achieved except in the laboratory.. The key is in the weight not the species. Wood, when alive and green, has approximately 50% moisture content. Obviously, water will inhibit the conversion to heat so actual, aka possible, BTU's available to heat a home will drop according to the moisture content. When the moisture content drops to less than 20% the available BTU's will be approximately 6000 BTU's per pound. Seldom, if ever, will the average homeowner achieve greater than this as they have no control of moisture content of whatever they are burning.. Some wood pellets will perform a little better than raw wood as they have a binder that holds the pellets together like paraffin or other organic binders. Not all pellets use a binder rather they rely on tremendous forming pressure to maintain their shape during transport and handling.
12,000 BTU equals 1 A/C Ton.
1 ton of cooling in 12,000 btu's
A BTU is a measure of heat energy while a ton is a measure of weight. The two are not comparable.
a bit over 2
Assuming you are referring to air conditioning, and not a ton of coal or a ton of plutonium, then 1 ton of air conditioning equivalent = 12 000 BTU.
A 2.5 ton A/c is the same as 30,000 BTU's 1 ton = 12,000 BTU's
60 000 thousand btus