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Thermochemistry

The branch of chemical science that deals with the investigation of the various relations existing between chemical action and that manifestation of force termed heat, or the determination of the heat evolved by, or employed in, chemical reactions.

Contributors in Thermochemistry

Thermochemistry

Bunsen burner

Chemistry; Thermochemistry

A device that provides a flame for heating or burning things in laboratory experiments and it has a metal tube.

burn

Chemistry; Thermochemistry

A substance burns if it is heated up enough to undergo a chemical reaction with oxygen.

Celsius

Chemistry; Thermochemistry

Swedish scientist who in 1742 created the Celsius scale for measuring temperature.He died in 1744.

combustion

Chemistry; Thermochemistry

A chemical reaction in which a substance combines rapidly with oxygen, producing heat and, usually light.

geothermal

Chemistry; Thermochemistry

Made hot by the heat that is contained in rocks below the Earth's surface. The water in hot springs is geothermal.

distillation

Chemistry; Thermochemistry

A way of separating one liquid from a mixture of liquids. The mixture is boiled so that the liquid evaporates as a gas.

thermochemistry

Chemistry; Thermochemistry

Thermochemistry is the study of the energy and heat associated with chemical reactions and/or physical transformations. A reaction may release or absorb energy, and a phase change may do the same, ...

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