kids encyclopedia robot

Calorific value facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Testing White Charcoal Binchotan
These pieces of charcoal have a calorific value of 7543 KCal/kg. They burned for almost 4 hours.

The calorific value of a substance is the amount of energy that is released when burning a given amount of the substance. This energy is released in the form of heat, when the substance is burned in standard conditions. Calorific value is also known as heat of combustion or energy value.

See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Poder calorífico para niños

kids search engine
Calorific value Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.