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View the document ANNEXE V STANDARD ENERGY CONVERSIONS

ANNEXE V STANDARD ENERGY CONVERSIONS

Unit

Abbreviation

(Equivalent Values Lie in Vertical Columns)

Barrels per Day

BDOE

               

.013

1

1.6

2.74

Oil Equivalent (a)

                         
                           

Metric tons of

Mtce

           

0.05

0.21

1

77.5

125

212

Coal Equivalent (b)

                         
                           

Barrels of Oil

BOE

         

.0047

0.25

1

4.7

365

586

10³

Equivalent (c)

                         
                           

Kilograms of

kgce

       

1

 

53.5

212

103

77.5

125

212

Coal Equivalent

                   

x10³

x10³

x10³

                           

Kilocalories

           

18.7

1000

3970

18.7

1.45

2.33

3.97

per Day (a)

                 

x10³

x106

x106

x106

                           

Kilowatthours

kWh

0.28

     

1

8.0

428

1700

8000

0.62

106=

1.7

(10³ watt-hours)

                   

X106

1GWH

X106

                           

Kilocalories

kcal

240

0.24

0.25

1

860

6.9

3.65

1.45

6.9

530

860

1.45

(10³ calories)

           

x10³

x105

x106

x106

x106

x106

x109

                           

British Thermal

BTU

950

0.95

1

4.0

3413

27.3

1.46

5.8

27.3

2.12

3.4

5.8

Units

         

x10³

X106

X

106

X106

x109

x109

x109

                           

Kilojoules

kJ

 

1

1.06

4.2

3600

28.8

1.54

6.1

28.8

2.24

3.6

6.1

(10³ joules)

           

x10³

X106

x106

x106

x109

x109

x109

                           

Megajoules

MJ

1

0.001

0.0011

0.0042

3.6

28.8

1.54

6.1

28.8

2.24

3.6

6.1

               

x10³

x10³

x10³

x106

x106

106

(a) Equivalents in other units are shown on a per annum basis. For example, one barrel per day of oil, maintained for a year, equals 2.24 x 10 kilojoules.

(b) One metric ton = 1000 kilograms = 2202 pounds = 1.1 short tons.

(c) One barrel of oil = 5.8 million BTU.

 

STANDARD POWER CONVERSIONS

Unit

Abbreviation

(Equivalent Values Lie in Vertical Columns)

                     

Watt

W

1

1000

106

109

9.81

735.5

1

4185.9

1055.1

kilo Watt

kW

0.001

1

1000

106

0.0098

0.736

0.001

4.19

1.06

                     

Mega Watt

MW

 

0.001

1

1000

     

0.0042

0.0011

                     

Giga Watt

GW

   

0.001 1

           
                     

Meter-kilogram

mkp/s

0.102

102

1.02

1.02

1

75

0.102

427

107.6

- force per second

     

x105

x108

         
                     

Horse power

HP

0.0014

1.36

1359.6

1.36

0.0133

1

0.0014

5.69

1.43

         

x106

         
                     

Joule per second

J/s

1

1000

106

109

9.81

735.5

1

4185.9

1055.1

                     

kilo Calorie per

kcal/s

 

0.24

238.9

2.4

0.0023

0.1757

1

0.2521

 

second

       

x105

         
                     

British Thermal

BTU/s

0.0001

0.95

947.8

9.5

0.0093

0.6971

0.0001

3.97

1

Unit per second

       

x105