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INDICE WOBBE [2 records]

Record 1 1999-04-08

English

Subject field(s)
  • Gas Industry
DEF

The ratio of the gross (or net) calorific value of the gas to the square root of the relative density of the gas.

OBS

It presents a measure of the heat release when a gas is burned at constant gas supply pressure. The heat release is then directly proportional to the orifice area and the Wobbe number.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Industrie du gaz
DEF

Quotient du pouvoir calorifique inférieur (ou du pouvoir calorifique supérieur) par la racine carrée de la densité du gaz par rapport à l'air.

Spanish

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Record 2 1984-08-27

English

Subject field(s)
  • Petroleum Technology

French

Domaine(s)
  • Technologie pétrolière

Spanish

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