Q: How much carbon in 1 kg of wood?

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Burning one kilo of carbon releases about 3.6 kilos of carbon dioxide. Carbon has an atomic weight of 12. Oxygen has an atomic weight of 16. The oxidation of carbon results in carbon dioxide, atomic weight 44. So 44/12 is 3.667. There are other things in coal besides pure carbon, slight impurities, so in general 1 kg of coal releases about 3.6 kg of CO2.

2.6 Kg of CO2

This will vary with the temperature, which is not stated. At a temperature of 0 degrees Celcius and pressure of 1 atmosphere, carbon dioxide has a density of 1.977 kilograms per cubic metre. Now one cubic metre of gas at 4 atmospheres is the same as four cubic metres of gas at 1 atmosphere. Thus there will be 4 x 1.977 = 7.908 kilograms of carbon dioxide in 1 cubic metre at 4 atmospheres and 0 degrees Celcius.

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1 kg of anything is 1,000 grams. It does not matter whether it's gold or chopped liver.

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Typically 2.31 kg.

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It depends on the variety of the wood, whether is is seasoned and dry. From 170 kg per cubic metre for Balsa to 1370 kg per cubic metre for Lignum Vitae

LPG content can mostly considered as propane. Propane = C3H8 so the molecular mass is =3x12+1x8 = 44 Atomic weight Carbon = 12kg/kmol Hydrogen = 1 kg/kmol Each mole of Propane contain 3 mole of Carbon. Amount of carbon emitted per kg of LPG is (1kgPropane /44kg/kmol)x 3 molCarbon/molPropane x 12 kg/kmolCarbon =36/44 = 0.818 kg carbon release

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2/3 of dry wood is carbon. The carbon came from carbon dioxide. Trees grow at different rates so you need to find out fast it grows to answer the question. Say the tree adds a ton of dry wood in 1 year (1 Ton Wood/Yr). That locks up 0.667 ton of carbon. The carbon came from CO2 which is 0.375 carbon by weight. Cross-multiply and divide...solve for X: 1 Ton CO2 / 0.375 Ton CO2 = X Ton Wood / 0.667 Ton Wood X = 1.77 Ton Wood Divide by the rate and you get the time: 1.77 Ton Wood / 1 Ton Wood/Yr = 1.77 Yr

Wood will. A solid block of aluminum will sink. Things float when their density is less than water. There are some woods that sink.