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# What is the density of diesel fuel per gallon?

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###### 2008-11-21 20:12:56

The density of petroleum diesel fuel is about 0.85 kilograms per litre (7.09 pounds per gallon).

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About 7.15 pounds. The density of No. 2 diesel fuel is 850 grams/liter = 1.874 pounds/liter = 7.15 pounds per US gallon. Regular gasoline is considerably less dense coming in at 6.0 to 6.3 pounds per gallon.

Each gallon of Diesel Fuel makes 22.2 pounds of CO2

One gallon of diesel fuel is equal to 139,200 BTU. The man who invented the compression-ignition engine was Rudolf Diesel. This is where diesel fuel gets its name.

btu per pound * pounds per gallon OK, it sounds as if you know the value of fuel in oil btu per pound.Now find out how much a gallon of fuel oil weighs and multiply the btu value x that weight in pounds and that is the value per gallon. Or simply, diesel fuel is #2 fuel oil which contains 140,000 btu per gallon.

In 2001, the US national average price of a gallon of diesel fuel was \$1.40 - equivalent to about \$1.72 per gallon in 2010.

Diesel fuel weighs about 7.1 pounds per gallon, so a liter, of which there are 3.8 in a gallon, would weigh about 1.9 pounds.---Since a litre (liter) is a metric measure, best to keep the whole answer in metric, don't you think?A litre (liter) of diesel fuel weighs 832grams, or 0.832kg..8 kgms/ ltr depending on fuel densityDiesel has a density of around 900gl-1, at about 20oC, so one litre of diesel would weigh about 0.9kg.

Diesel fuel weighs about 7.1 pounds per gallon, so a liter, of which there are 3.8 in a gallon, would weigh about 1.9 pounds.

If your question is about diesel fuel price, it is currently selling for \$3.99 to \$4.15 per gallon.

Ohioans pay a Motor Fuel Tax of 46.4 - 52.4 cents per gallon:Ohio Motor Fuel Tax Rates (per gallon): 28 cents - same rates for both gasoline and dieselFederal Motor Fuel Tax Rates (per gallon): 18.4 cents for gasoline and 24.4 cents for diesel

The cost per mile for a garbage truck varies somewhat with the price of diesel fuel and the age and condition of the truck. On average, the fuel cost per mile for a garbage truck is about \$1.33 if diesel fuel is selling for \$3.99 per gallon. The trucks generally average 3 miles per gallon of fuel.

The density of No. 2 diesel fuel is approximately 7.15 pounds per US gallon. So Here is a little math for you... take 2000lbs(1 ton) Divide by 7.15 and you will get your answer. approximately 279.70 gallons of No. 2 diesel Fuel is equal to 1 ton.

The weight per a us gallon of diesel is about 7.49 lb.

Diesel fuel has 129,500 BTU per gallon. So that works out to 34,210 BTU per liter.

Same as red diesel for jet engined planes

You need to know the price per gallon and also the miles per gallon your car can achieve. Then the cost per mile is the dollars per gallon divided by the miles per gallon. The answer is in dollars per mile (in the UK use pounds instead). So with fuel at \$1 per gallon, and car that does 20 mpg, the fuel cost is \$1 / 20 per mile, or 5 cents per mile.

The average weight of one gallon of #2 fuel oil is 7.2 pounds. Water weighs 8.34#/gal.

You can calculate fuel consumption per Kilowatt hour in diesel engine by multiplying the miles per gallon by the wattage per hour that the engine runs. This gives the net Kilowatt hour fuel consumption.

use farm grade diesel, its much cheaper per gallon

A fuel surcharge lets the customer pay for part of the fuel used to transport his load. How these work: The basis is that trucks get 6 miles to the gallon and diesel costs \$1.95 per gallon, so shipping rates are calculated based on those numbers. If diesel costs more than \$1.95 per gallon, the person paying the bill for the freight pays a surcharge per mile to help reimburse the driver. If the national average price for diesel is \$4.25 per gallon, you subtract \$1.95 from it to get \$2.30 per gallon; divide that by 6 and you get 38.3 cents per mile fuel surcharge. Multiply by the number of miles in the trip, and that's how much surcharge the customer will pay.

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