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The diesel engine converts the chemical energy of diesel fuel into mechanical energy. Diesel consists of liquid hydrocarbons. The exact composition of diesel is inhomogeneous. It depends on the original material fed into the diesel production process. The minimum requirements of diesel fuel are defined in the German standard DIN EN 590. Tab. 2.1 shows the density and the calorific value of diesel fuel.
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A joule is equivalent to a watt-second. A kilowatt hour is equal to 3.6 · 10 6 watt-seconds, which is equal to 3.6 · 10 6 MJ.
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