Chemistrey

posted by .

Problem:
What is the heat capacity of the newly assembled oxygen bomb calorimeter?

Experimental design:
An oxygen calorimeter is assembled and several samples of the primary standard, benzoic acid are burned using a constant pressure of excess oxygen. The evidence that is collected determines the heat capacity of the calorimeter for the future experiments.

Evidence:
In the CRC Handbook of chemistry and physics, the molar enthalpy of combustion for benzoic acid is reported as
Hc= -3231 kJ/ mol
C6H5COOH
Calorimetric Evidence for the burning of Benzoic Acid
Mass of C6H5COOH (s) (g)
Trial 1: 1.024
Trial 2:1.043
Trial 3:1.035
Initial temperature (°C)

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Chemistrey

    Lab exercise 10C Calibrating bomb Calorimeter Before Molar specific enthalpies of reaction can be determined, a bomb calorimeter must be calibrated using primary standard of precisely known molar enthalpy. Complete the analysis of …
  2. chem

    A hemoglobin molecule (molar mass =65000 g) can bind up to 4 oxygen molecules. In a certain experiment a .085-L solutoin containing 6.0 g of deoxyhemoglobin was reacted with excess of oxygen in a constant-pressure calorimeter of negligible …
  3. Chemistry

    A sample of benzene, C6H6, weighing 3.51 g was burned in an excess of oxygen in a bomb calorimeter. The temperature of the calorimeter rose from 25.00 C to 37.18 C. If the heat capacity of the calorimeter is 12.05 kJ/K, what is the …
  4. Chemistry

    A sample of ethanol, C2H5OH, weighing 2.84 g was burned in an excess of oxygen in a bomb calorimeter. The temperature of the calorimeter rose from 25.00°C to 33.73°C. If the heat capacity of the calorimeter and contents was 9.63 …
  5. Chemistry

    A 1.20g sample of benzoic acid is burned in excess of )2 in a bomb calorimeter immersed in 1300 g of water. The temperature of the water rises from 25 to 30.2 degrees C. The heat of combustion of benzoic acid is -26.4 kJ/g. The heat …
  6. chemistry

    A 0.016076-mol sample of an organic compound was burned in oxygen in a bomb calorimeter. The temperature of the calorimeter increased from 23.7oC to 24.5oC. If the heat capacity of the calorimeter is 4.98 kJ (oC)-1, then what is the …
  7. chemistry

    A 0.016076-mol sample of an organic compound was burned in oxygen in a bomb calorimeter. The temperature of the calorimeter increased from 23.7oC to 24.5oC. If the heat capacity of the calorimeter is 4.98 kJ (oC)-1, then what is the …
  8. chemistry

    An alternative approach to bomb calorimetry is toestablish the heat capacity of the calorimeter, exclusive of the water it contains. The heat absorbed by the water and by the rest of the calorimeter must be calculated separately and …
  9. chemistry

    A 0.009298-mol sample of an organic compound was burned in oxygen in a bomb calorimeter. The temperature of the calorimeter increased from 23.7oC to 27.1oC. If the heat capacity of the calorimeter is 4.84 kJ (oC)-1, then what is the …
  10. Chem

    1.20 g of hydrogen gas is completely burned in the presence of excess oxygen gas in a bomb calorimeter producing water. The heat capacity of the calorimeter is 9.43 kJ/°C and the temperature of the calorimeter rose from 25.55 °C …

More Similar Questions