View Full Version : LP gas btu/# ?
08-08-2007, 10:27 PM
How many btu's per pound of LP? This has to do with propane grills.
08-09-2007, 02:00 PM
Properties of Propane:
BTU per Gallon (Vaporized)
BTU per Pound
Weight per Liquid Gallon
Specific Gravity - Vapor (Air=1)
Specific Gravity - Liquid (Water=1)
Vaporization Rate (Liquid to Vapor)
Combustion Data :
Limits of Flammability, %of gas in air
2.3% to 9.5%
Air required to burn 1 Cu Ft Vapor
23.5 Cu Ft
Oxygen required to burn 1 Cu Ft Vapor
4.9 Cu Ft
Optimum Flame Temperature
Vapor Pressure at 0°F
Vapor Pressure at 70° F
Vapor Pressure at 100° F
I googled this.
08-09-2007, 09:10 PM
Thanks. I could have googled it, but I wanted the rest of the class to benefit from it too, plus I like to make conversation like oroy. :)
08-13-2007, 01:39 PM
So a common 30# tank would have about 647,730 BTU's if my math is correct?
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