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Which heat is determined with the help of bomb calorimeter?
Last Updated: 29th April, 2020
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Similarly, you may ask, how does a calorimeter measure heat?
In order to measure heats of reactions, weoftenenclose reactants in a calorimeter, initiate thereaction,and measure the temperature difference before andafter thereaction. The heat capacity of thecalorimeter isdetermined by transferring a known amount ofheat into itand measuring its temperatureincrease.
Also, what is the purpose of a calorimeter? Basically a calorimeter is a device usedtomeasure either specific heat capacity or the amount ofenergyproduced or absorbed in a chemical reaction. Likewise, it isalsoused to measure the heat absorbed or produced of achemicalreaction (or the enthalpy change).
Also to know is, how is calorimetry used in industry?
Food calorimetry allows us to determine thenumberof calories per gram of food. In this activity, a piece offood isburned and the released energy is used to heat aknownquantity of water. The temperature change (∆T) of thewater isthen used to determine the amount of energy inthefood.
What is the principle of calorimeter?
Principle of Calorimetry. A principleofcalorimetry states that if there is no loss of heatinsurrounding the total heat lost by hot body equal to the totalheatgained by a cold body.