4.7 Combustion of Ethanol
The aim of this experiment is to determine the enthalpy of
1. Considering the Experiment
Determining Heat of Combustion Using Calorimetry
The following is the list of materials and equipment used in this experiment:
Alcohol burner (containing ethanol)
Approximately 100 mL of water
Retort stand (with ring clamp & collar)
Datalogging Experiment (1)
Determination of the Heat of Combustion of Alcohols
Purpose: To determine the heat of combustion of a series of alcohols.
In this experiment, a measured mass of an alcohol is burned and the heat rele
Heat energy from alcohols
This experiment compares the amounts of heat energy produced by burning various alcohols.
This experiment is suitable for pre-16 students, possibly as an introduction to a topic on fuels. It ca
- Enthalpy of Combustion -
The enthalpy of combustion of a substance is the energy released when one mole of the substance
is completely burned in oxygen.
The aim of this experiment is to determine the enthalpy o