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Expansion of diesel fuel

  1. Jul 23, 2008 #1
    Does anyone have the linear or cubical expansion coefficients of diesel fuel/kerosene?
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  3. Jul 23, 2008 #2


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  4. Jul 23, 2008 #3


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    Diesel fuel specific gravity (ref water @ 60°F)is pretty linear between 0 and 300°F. At 0°F, SG=.91 At 300°F, SG=.76. You can back out the expansion from that.
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