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ENERGY CONVERSION FACTORS

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French Equivalent: Taux de conversion de l’énergie

Definition:
Energy conversion factors are specific coefficients used to determine equivalence between units of mass and volume, energy and work and power; conversion factors are also used to convert quantities of energy production and consumption from their original physical units into a common unit of measurement.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Cross References:
Equivalent factors

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, November 07, 2001