By Srinivas Chowdary Sunkara // petrobazaar // 30th April, 2020.
WHAT IS VAPOUR DENSITY OF BUNKER FUEL?
Vapour density is the density of a vapour relation to that of hydrogen. It may be defined as mass of a certain volumes of a substance divided by mass of same volume of hydrogen. Vapour denisty = mass of n molecules of gas / mass of n molecules of hydrogen. Density is one of the most important physical properties in the characterization of bunker fuels. It also has an influence on other properties such as ignition quality and specific energy of the fuel. Accurate and precise determination of density is therefore important in the characterization of fuel for various applications.
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