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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] RE: S1S aux fuel tank capacity?



                


Thread: [Acro] RE: S1S aux fuel tank capacity?

Message: [Acro] RE: S1S aux fuel tank capacity?

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From: K2MZ at aol.com

Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2002 00:04:02 UTC


Message:

In a message dated 9/13/02 9:56:26 PM Central Daylight Time, 
petera at nortelnetworks.com writes:


> As for the weight of the smoke oil. You can get that from its specific 
> gravity. The canopus-13 data sheet from Texaco shows it's specific gravity 
> as .85, gasoline is shown on another materials site as having a specific 
> gravity of about .75. Therefore one can expect smoke oil to be .85/.75  as 
> heavy as gasoline per unit volume.  So, do you normal gasoline weight 
> calculations and then multiply by 1.13 and you should be in the ballpark.
> 
> 
The specific gravity calculations of .85/.75 refer to water, which has a 
SG=1.00
Multiply the weight of a gallon of water (approx 8.3 lb/gal) times .80 = 6.6 
pounds per gallon of smoke oil---close enuf for government work.


Charlie Harrison

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