Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2000 09:02:31 GMT
From: (Paul Hudson)
Subject: Re: Money saving (Alfred) wrote in <8bn0v5$>: >There is a notion that one should fill the gas tank at night, rather than >during day time, as the gas station sells by volume, instead of by mass. > >The effect is subject to the expansitivity of the fuel, which I don't >have any relevant data. Do you have that? I'll bet it's small, and... >And what do you think about this 'money saving' habbit? .. think "specific heat capacity". Even if a significant effect, there's normally a lot of fuiel in the gas station tanks, which are normally underground (at least here in the UK). They're going to be pretty stable in temperature. P.

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