How much CO2 is produced from burning coal?
Taking coal to contain 50 percent carbon, which combines with oxygen during burning to form CO2, we can arrive at 1.83 kg CO2 for every 1 kg of coal burned. Another way to put it, taking the efficiency of power stations into account, is that 950 grams of CO2 is evolved for every KWh of electricity produced. Note that for natural gas it is more like 600 g per KWh for natural gas powered plants.
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Answer . Well, it depends on the water content of the wood. But assuming the wood contains about 10% water (within the normal range of air-dried wood), a ton of wood, if b…urned, would produce approximately 1.5 tons Carbon Dioxide, or about 0.4 ton "carbon equivalent", which just means the weight of the carbon that is contained in the carbon dioxide.
For the oil Mineral oil has a density of around 0.8 g/cm3, "good" crude oil of around 0.8 - 0,83 g/cm 3 and "heavy" crude oil is above 0,92 g/cm 3 Crude oil consists (by w…eight) of 83% to 87% carbon. One barrel is about 159 liters. Assuming a density of 0,85g/cm 3 for our oil we would end up with 135 kg of oil, which contains on the higher end (87% carbon) 118 kg of carbon. For the carbon dioxide: Carbon Standard atomic weight: 12.0107(+/- 0.00008) gÂ·mol â1 Oxygen Standard atomic weight: 15.9994(+/- 0.00003) gÂ·mol â1 Lets say: Carbon = 12 and 2 x Oxygen = 2 x 16 = 32 => Total: 44 (12/44 = 27.27% of Carbon in CO 2 ) --------------------------------- Assuming that all the carbon will find its oxygen to form CO 2 , that would be 433 kg of carbon dioxide. With above assumptions: 1 barrel of oil could produce 433 kg of carbon dioxide. (Ignoring all other side products) Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxygen http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mineral_oil http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crude_oil http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/API_gravity#Classifications_or_grades
it look's like 950 g/kWh for gas is the CO2 figure.
If the fuel that is burnt contains hydrocarbons, yes.
50% of carbon dioxode is released burnind coal
The carbon content of wood is between about 47% and 53%, so lets call it 50%. The carbon, which has an atomic weight of 12 combines with 2 atoms of oxygen to produce carbon di…oxide or CO2. The atomic weight of 2 oxygen atoms is 32 so therefore, 1 ton of carbon produces 44/12 = 3.666 tons of carbon dioxide. As wood is only 50% carbon, 1 ton of wood produces 1.833 tons of carbon dioxide when burnt. (Thats about 980 cubic metres of carbon dioxide gas)
Carbon dioxide (CO 2 ).
2600 tonnes of CO 2 is released in 1mw of power generation
Coal is burned to produce heat The heat is used to produce steam in a boiler. The steam is used to turn a turbine and generator set. This causes electricity to run through the… wires.
When the wax melts,it,rises through the wick and are vapourised during burning and form flames.Charcoal,on the other hand,does not vapourise and so does not produce a flame.Ch…arcoal is a fuel which is used in home and it is combustible substance.The substance which vapourises during burning gives flame.For eg:- wax,petrol,kerosene.But charcoal does not produce flame while burning but glows because it is the natural lump variety made from hardwood---can do more than cook burgers and smoke ribs while wax is a petroleum product and even wax is used in candles.Therefore,When the wax melts,it,rises through the wick and are vapourized during burning and form flames.Charcoal,on the other hand,does not vapourise and so does not produce a flame
Most fuels are hydrocarbons so the answer is dependent on the ratio of hydrogen to carbon in their composition. Assuming that the fuel weighs some 800 g per liter (like diesel… or gasoline) and has a formula of C n H n+2 then the carbon dioxide produced per mole of fuel is the same as the number of moles as is present in the original compound. As CO 2 is essentially three times as heavy per mole as C, then each gram of C (or fuel as the H's don't weigh much) creates 3 g of CO 2 . As 1 litre of fuel weighs 800g, the carbon dioxide created is about 2,400 g.
2C 2 H 2 + 5O 2 ------------->2H 2 O + 4CO 2 1 mole Of C 2 H 2 = 26.04g, O 2 = 32g, H 2 O = 44.01g, CO 2 = 18.01g 2moleC 2 H 2 -------------> 4moleCO 2 2x(26.04g)… -------------> 4x(18.01g) 52.08 g C 2 H 2 ---------> 176.04 g CO 2 30000g C 2 H 2 ---------> ? ? =176.04x30000g/52.08 =101405.53 g Answer=101405.53 gram of CO 2
Carbon Capture and Storage is a new Industry that has high Hopes for Our Atmospheric Environment. I had too, until the problems with CO2 STORAGE were emphasized. Now we must f…ocus on Algae [for fuel production] and Agricultural Photosynthetic Storage of CO2 in The Soil by using Land that is/was intended to 'lay fallow' and instead grow Legumes and instead of harvesting them they are plowed back into the Soil. This practice practiced Worldwide is Estimated to be astoundingly Beneficial!
during complete combustion burning of Coal results in Carbon Dioxide and Water along with soot.
Pure coal (?) , None, just CO2.