Heat Yield

What is Heat Yield?

Heat Yield meaning in Safety terms is

  • The heat of combustion corrected for various heat losses, mainly the presence of moisture in the fuel. To a very close approximation, the quantity of heat per pound of fuel burned that passes through a cross section of the convection column above a fire that is burning in a neutrally stable atmosphere. Also called low heat of combustion. 


reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group