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Experiment 6 Background Enthalpy of Water Formation from Phosphoric Acid Neutralization by Julia Mitchell Chem 112L-S19 November 17 th , 2016 Calorimetry is a branch of thermodynamics and is used to determine enthalpy of water formation by dissociation between acids and bases in aqueous solutions. Hydrochloric acid or otherwise known as HCl, sulfuric acid, and sodium hydroxide are made by dissociation. HCl is used in everyday life by being made into rubber, used to manufacture dyes, and cleaning of metal objects. It can be used by companies as well as household objects and are useful to most of the population. 1 Sodium hydroxide is used in drain and oven cleaners, as well chemical
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