Pre Lab Report

Pre Lab Report - will take two dry Styrofoam cups, one...

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CHEM 107-528 October 30, 2007 Experiment 8: Pre-lab Report In this experiment we will determine the heat of combustion of magnesium metal. We will be using an indirect method to measure the heat of the reaction based on Hess’s law. To determine the calorimeter constant we will have to assemble the calorimeter. We
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Unformatted text preview: will take two dry Styrofoam cups, one inside the other, then weighing. Then adding 40 mL of water and reweighing it. Place the calorimeter in a 250 mL beaker to stabilize it. Then we will fill the calorimeter with HCl and put in the magnesium ribbon. The computer will record the temperatures....
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