## How do you calculate the density of fuel oil?

In Layman’s terms, density is the mass of an object relative to the volume it occupies. Mathematically, density, mass and volume are related according to the following formula: ρ=m/V where ρ=density, m=mass and V=volume. The density of most oils will range between 700 and 950 kilograms per cubic meter (kg/m3).

## How do you calculate density correction?

The formula (Corrected Density = Density at 150C X [1 – {(fuel temp (0C) – 150C) X 0.00065}]) should be used to obtain the corrected density at the recorded fuel temperature.

**How is VCF calculated?**

In standard applications, computing the VCF or CTL requires the observed temperature of the product, and its API gravity at 60 °F. Traditionally, VCF / CTL are found by matching the observed temperature and API gravity within standardized books and tables published by the American Petroleum Institute.

**What is the density of furnace oil?**

Specification For Furnace Oil 1500 Sec (A0039L99)

Property/Test | Test (IP) | Method(ASTM-D) |
---|---|---|

Density @150 C kg/m3 | 160 | 1298 |

Flash Point (PMCC)0 C ( 0F) | 34 | 93 |

Pour Point0 C ( 0F) | 15 | 97 |

Sulphur Content % (w/w) | 61 | 129 or 1552 |

### What’s the density of oil?

0.91 to 0.93 gram per cubic centimeter

The density of oil varies with API gravity and the temperature conditions of the surroundings. It generally ranges from 0.91 to 0.93 gram per cubic centimeter when the temperature is between 15 and 25 degree Celsius. As the water is denser than oil it is found at the bottom while oil is found on the top of the water.

### What is the density of oil in grams?

The density of the oils varies with each type and temperature. The range is from 0.91 to 0.93 g/cm3 between the temperatures of 15 °C and 25 °C. Comparing to water, whose density is 1.00 g/ml, cooking oil is less dense.

**What is air density correction factor?**

Corrections for Temperature at Sea Level. Actually, these factors are used directly to determine. the corrected fan performance. The factor is equal to the fan’s rating density (standard air) divided by the actual air density at the fan inlet. Factor = 0.075 lb/ft.

**What is API gravity and how is it calculated?**

API gravity is gradated in degrees on a hydrometer instrument and was designed so that most values would fall between 10° and 70° API gravity. The arbitrary formula used to obtain this effect is: API gravity = (141.5/SG at 60 degF) – 131.5, where SG is the specific gravity of the fluid.

## Why is density measured at 15 C?

Since the density of a liquid varies as its temperature changes, the scale is adjusted to a certain temperature, usually about 15 degrees C., at which determinations must be made. Its scale is adapted to liquids heavier or lighter than water.

## How is the density of oil at 20 deg C calculated?

Density of oil at given temperature and pressure is expressed via density of oil at 15 deg C and zero overpressure The density of oil at 20 deg C and zero overpressure is calculated according to the formula The coefficient of volumetric expansion at 15 deg C is calculated according to the formula

**How is the compression coefficient of oil calculated?**

Coefficient of volumetric expansion at target temperature. Compression coefficient at target temperature. Density of oil at given temperature and pressure is expressed via density of oil at 15 deg C and zero overpressure – temperature correction coefficient, calculated according to the formula.

**How is the volume of crude oil calculated?**

Volume correction factors can be used to calculate the volume of a crude at base temperature (15°C/59°F) if you know the density and volume at another temperature. Or, if you know the base volume and density, you can use the volume correction factor to calculate the volume at another temperature.

### How is the density of oil measured with an areometer?

If an areometer is used, its readings are corrected using the temperature correction coefficient for areometer glass. Thus, measured density is calculated as where , = 20, if areometer is graduated at 20 deg C and 15, if areometer is graduated at 15 deg C.

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