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Conversion factors

Rules set by the Chicago Board of Trade for determining the invoice price of each acceptable deliverable Treasury issue against the Treasury Bond futures contract.

conversion factors

The rates used to adjust differences in bond values for delivery on a U.S. Treasury bond futures contract. Because the contract calls for the equivalent of an 8% coupon, 20-year maturity bond, it is necessary to convert other securities that are acceptable for delivery.
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* 1949-2014: EIA adopted the thermal conversion factor of 5.800 million Btu per barrel as reported in a Bureau of Mines internal memorandum, "Bureau of Mines Standard Average Heating Values of Various Fuels, Adopted January 3, 1950." * 2015 forward: Calculated annually by EIA based on conversion of American Petroleum Institute (API) gravity ranges of crude oil production as reported on Form EIA-914, "Monthly Crude Oil, Lease Condensate, and Natural Gas Production Report." Specific gravity (SG) = 141.5 / (131.5 + API gravity).
* 1949-1993: EIA adopted the Bureau of Mines thermal conversion factor of 5.825 million Btu per barrel as reported in a Bureau of Mines internal memorandum, "Bureau of Mines Standard Average Heating Values of Various Fuels, Adopted January 3, 1950." * 1994 forward: Calculated by EIA as the annual quantity-weighted average of the conversion factors for Distillate Fuel Oil, 15 ppm Sulfur and Under (5.770 million Btu per barrel), Distillate Fuel Oil, Greater Than 15 ppm to 500 ppm Sulfur (5.817 million Btu per barrel), and Distillate Fuel Oil, Greater Than 500 ppm Sulfur (5.825 million Btu per barrel).
EIA adopted the thermal conversion factor of 5.770 million Btu per barrel (137,380 Btu per gallon) for U.S.
EIA adopted the thermal conversion factor of 5.817 million Btu per barrel (138,490 Btu per gallon) for low-sulfur diesel from U.S.
The absorbed dose rate conversion factors for an outdoor and indoor exposure in two types of Nigeria mud houses have been estimated.
E-mail: ezek64@yahoo.com, eoagbalagba@gmail.com Table 1: dose rate conversion factors for outdoor and indoor external exposure ([CF.sub.D]) of natural radionuclide.
EIA assumed the thermal conversion factor to be 4.620 million Btu or equal to that for natural gasoline.
EIA adopted the Bureau of Mines thermal conversion factor of 6.636 million Btu per barrel, which was assumed to be equal to that of asphalt (see Asphalt) and was first published by the Bureau of Mines in the Petroleum Statement, Annual, 1970.
EIA assumed the thermal conversion factor to be 5.825 million Btu per barrel or equal to that for distillate fuel oil (see Distillate Fuel Oil) and first published it in EIA's Annual Report to Congress, Volume 3, 1977.
* conversion factors for relating weight to particle and agglomerate numbers and surface area should be standardized.
The main menu provides the user with a choice of either printing a fee schedule or calculating average office conversion factors. On initial use, one should choose to calculate conversion factors.
Once the conversion factors are determined, the Print Fee Schedule option can be selected from the main menu and the CPT codes to be included in the personalized schedule entered.