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A refuse derived fuel consists of 50% rubber, 10% ferrous metals, and 40% dirt on a wet weight basis. Approximately, what is the heat value?

A refuse derived fuel consists of 50% rubber, 10% ferrous metals, and 40% dirt on a wet weight basis. Approximately, what is the heat value?
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197 Btu/lb

6030 Btu/lb

10,700 Btu/lb

13,300 Btu/lb
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Material
Rubber Ferrous Dirt
Fraction
0.5
0.1
0.4
Energy
23200
696
6960
Moisture content
0.98
0.97
0.92
Net Energy
11368
67.5
2561.3
Total energy
13996.8
1 kj/Kg
0.4302
13997 kj/kg
6021.4199184...

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