calorimetry - CALORIMETRY -Some definition of terms:...

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CALORIMETRY -Some definition of terms: Calorimetry – measurement of heat flow between the system and the surroundings System – part of the system where the reaction occurs Surroundings – the part of the universe that does not belong to the system Heat capacity – the amount of heat needed to increase the temperature of substance by 1 K (or 1 o C). The greater the heat capacity, the greater the heat required to produce a rise in temperature Specific heat – the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of substance by 1 K (or 1 o C) Adiabatic system – a system that does not exchange heat with the surroundings Exothermic reaction – a chemical reaction in which heat is liberated Endothermic reaction – a chemical reaction in which heat is absorbed For the experiment proper, the test tube should be completely inserted into the styroball so as not to allow some heat to escape to the surroundings. Calcuations:
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This note was uploaded on 07/24/2011 for the course CHEM 16 taught by Professor Siao during the Spring '07 term at University of the Philippines Diliman.

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