ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] RE: S1S aux fuel tank capacity?
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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
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 Attachement 1: part2.html