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Railcraft Boiler Fuel Calculator
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#7 - Submitted on 2013-08-23, 11:08 PM as Question by 122c7d3d
When do you think you can update to 1.6.2? Apparently, the fuel value of some things changed slightly.
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#19 - Submitted on 2013-08-27, 09:08 PM as Question by f6a3e968
Calculation of EU:
How is the EU/t determined?
railcraft docs say turbine makes 200 EU/t, but simulator seems to be based on 100 EU/t

Or 9 industrial steam engines (72MJ/t) to a Pneumatic Generator, would produce 180 EU/t.

Where does your number come from?
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#109 - Submitted on 2013-10-19, 08:10 PM as Question by 10108e02
maybe 5000,000 mB of diesel?
4.8 billion fuelunits.
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#111 - Submitted on 2013-10-26, 02:10 AM as Question by 7300220c
did you ever make that app for android?

or do you still have the computer/standalone version
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#115 - Submitted on 2013-11-06, 10:11 PM as Question by f013121a
The simulation runs on a value of buckets of fuel. My question is howmany creosote oil does it take to fill this virtual bucket? This would help me calculate howmuch I would need.
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#126 - Submitted on 2013-12-10, 06:12 PM as Question by 72400f5b
Now that boiler math has changed significantly, when can we expect to see a compatible version of the calculator?
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#157 - Submitted on 2014-11-26, 11:11 PM as Question by b00df4cc
Hey Forecaster.

Ladderff here, I corresponded with you on this thread:

I am trying to nerf heat values for forestry fuel (peat is more than coal, eg!) I tried googling this but can't figure out how to do it in the config. I even clicked your git link but am not sure what to do with those files. Any advice? Thanks,

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#159 - Submitted on 2015-01-07, 05:01 PM as Question by 4f48c1f4
This calculator shows that the LP boiler is more efficient than the HP boiler is. Both at max temperatures, with 1 coal, LP produces a total of 35556mB while HP produces a total of 27826mB. Is this right?
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This calculator will tell you how much fuel of a certain type is needed to heat up a cold boiler to it's maximum temperature (Heatup Only), or tell you how long it will run with the given fuel (Fuel Simulation) or finally tell you how much fuel is required to keep the boiler running a set time (Time Simulation).
A few noteworthy things:
This calculator was written by Forecaster for the Minecraft mod Railcraft by CovertJaguar, based on formulas provided by the author.
The formula for calculating fuel usage can be found on the Railcraft Wiki.
Times are directly converted from ticks, this unless your server/client always run at peak tickrate (unlikely) times will vary slightly.
Fules values are kept up to date with the latest public Railcraft release. (Fuels from other mods are kept up to date as best I can.)
If you have a question, an issue or a feature suggestion (such as a specific fuel) you can post a comment and I will reply!