Classification of gas oil based on BS (British Standard) 2869 - "Fuel oils for agricultural, domestic and industrial engines and boilers".
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|Fuel||Class to BS 2869||Kinematic viscosity||Flash point||Sulphur content per cent by mass||Minimum temperature for storage|
|Minimum temperature for outflow from storage and handling|
|Kerosene||C1||43||0.04||ambient||ambient||Distillate fuel for free standing flue-less domestic appliances|
|Gas oil||C2||1.0 - 2.0||38||0.2||ambient||ambient||Similar vaporizing and atomizing burners on domestic appliances with flues|
|D||1.5 - 5.5||56||0.5||ambient||ambient||Distillate fuel for atomizing burners for domestic and industrial use|
|Heavy fuel oil||E||8.2 max||66||3.5||10||10||Residual or blended fuels for atomizing burners normally requiring preheating before combustion in burner|
Heating systems - capacity and design of boilers, pipelines, heat exchangers, expansion systems and more.
Heat of combustion (energy content) for som common substances - with examples how to calculate heat of combustion.
Combustion heat values for gases like acetylene, blast furnace gas, ethane, biogas and more - Gross and Net values.
Pot types, gun types and rotary types fuel burners.
Combustion values in Btu/gal for fuel oils No.1 to No.6.
Single stage and double stage fuel oil pumps and their suction capacities.
Viscosities of fuel oils vs. temperature.