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Energy Efficiency Reference Guide Compressed Air

14 Literature and Web References

a. Reference Books

  • Natural Resources Canada. “Compressors and Turbines” ISBN 0-662-14166-0, 1987
  • Scales, William. “Best Practices for Compressed Air Systems”, 2003
  • US Department of Energy. “Improving Compressed Air System Performance” DEO/GO-102003-1822, 2003

b. Internet References (June 2007)

Useful Measurement and Conversion Factors

Temperature

Fahrenheit Temperature = (1.8 × Celsius Temperature) + 32

Pressure

1 bar = 14.50 lbf/sq.in (psi)

Length

1 cm = 0.3937 inches

1 m = 3.28 feet

Volume

1 liter = 0.21997 gallons (Imperial)

1 liter = 0.26417 gallons (US)

Energy

1 kWh = 3.6 MJ

1 kWh = 3,412 Btu

Power

1 HP = 0.746 kW

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