chapter 7 - Thermochemistry

chapter 7 - Thermochemistry - Kinetic Energy – the energy...

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System – a part of the universe chosen for study Surroundings – Part of the universe outside the system that the system interacts with Open System – Freely exchanges matter and energy with its surroundings Closed system – Exchanges energy with its surroundings, but not matter Isolated System – does not interact with its surroundings Energy – the capacity to do work Work – when a force acts though a distance
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Unformatted text preview: Kinetic Energy – the energy of a moving object Potential Energy – energy due to condition, position, or composition and it is an energy associated with forces of attraction and repulsion Thermal Energy – the kinetic energy associated with random molecular motion Heat – energy transferred between a system and its surroundings as a result of a temperature difference...
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This note was uploaded on 06/18/2008 for the course CHEM 1a03 taught by Professor Landry during the Spring '08 term at McMaster University.

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