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Bomb Calorimetry - absorbed by the sample is measured...

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Bomb Calorimetry (constant-volume calorimetry) Since combustion reactions involve dramatic increases in pressure, they are typically studied under conditions of constant volume in a device known as a bomb calorimeter . The bomb calorimeter is essentially a sealed insulated instrument with no pressure regulation. The sealed reaction chamber is surrounded by water, and the energy released, or
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Unformatted text preview: absorbed, by the sample is measured indirectly by monitoring the temperature change of the water. Analyses under constant volume allow determination of ∆ E (energy change at constant volume), not ∆ H (energy change at constant pressure)....
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