Heat(ing) Value

The heat developed by the combustion of one pound of fuel, Btu per Pound.

Higher Heating Value (HHV)

The standard measure of the energy released during combustion of a fuel, assuming the product water is in the liquid state.

Lower Heating Value (LHV)

The standard measure of the energy released during combustion of a fuel, assuming the product water is in the gaseous state.


See also: British Thermal Unit, Fuel, Higher Heating Value, Lower Heating Value.

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Subjects: Chemistry Engines