# Calculate the GCV and NCV of a fuel from the following data. Volume of the fuel burnt at STP is 0.08m^2.Weight of the water used for cooling is 24kg.Temperature of inlet and outlet water is 25^oC. and 30^oC respectively. Weight of water obtained by steam condensation is 0.02kg.

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Calculate the GCV and NCV of a fuel from the following data. Volume of the fuel burnt at STP is 0.08m^2.Weight of the water used for cooling is 24kg.Temperature of inlet and outlet water is 25^oC. and 30^oC respectively. Weight of water obtained by steam condensation is 0.02kg.

(a) 1234.50cal/g

(b) 1353.25cal/g

(c) 1225.50cl/g

(d) 1335.25cal/g

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Explanation: For calculating the GCV of the coal use the formula GCV=w (T2-T1)/V, where w=weight of water and v=volume of fuel burnt. Substitute the corresponding values and we know that NCV is given by NCV=GCV – [(M/V)587], M is the weight of the water obtained by steam.

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