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Cashew lab - Jau-Ann Tsai Bugles Combustion Lab 11 Feb....

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Jau-Ann Tsai Bugles Combustion Lab 11 Feb. 2010 Purpose: To calculate the amount of calories produced when a cashew is burned and to compare that amount of heat energy to the accepted value. Variables: Independent- Mass of bugles Dependent- Amount of thermal energy given to the water Control- specific heat of bugles Materials: Bugels Matches Cork Ring Stand Pop Can electronic balance copper wire Distilled Water Notecard Thermometer Procedure: The mass of the bugles, cork and paper clip are measured and recorded. Fill a graduated cylinder with 100 mL of water. Then pour the water into a can. Measure the temperature of the water and record it. Place the notecard under the can. Attach the cork to the bugles and place it under the can. Carefully set fire to the bugles. After it has fully burned, measure the mass of the bugles and the cork. Record the final temperature of the water. Safety: Wear goggles.
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This note was uploaded on 10/22/2010 for the course CHEM 101-E taught by Professor Ji during the Spring '09 term at Drexel.

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