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Calorimetry

Measurement of the transfer of heat into or out of a system

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A calorimeter is a device used to measure changes in thermal energy or heat transfer.

Typically, a calorimeter includes a reaction vessel and thermometer, both submerged in water.

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How does the calorimeter measure the amount of thermal energy transferred? What data does the experimenter read?

What heat transfer equation relates to calorimetry experimentation?

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