Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Chemistry - Calorimetry

    Not what you're looking for? Search our solutions OR ask your own Custom question.

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    Coal used to fire a power plant has an energy value of 13,250 Btu/lb. A 0.2500 g sample of this coal is combusted in a bomb calorimeter with a heat capacity of 4,589 J/K. Calculate the temperature rise of the calorimeter?

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 6, 2023, 12:46 pm ad1c9bdddf

    Solution Preview

    heat capacity of coal (C) = 13250 BTU/lb
    1 BTU = 1.055*10^3 J
    mass m = 0.25 g = ...

    Solution Summary

    The temperature rise of a calorimeter is calculated for a power plant. The solution is given in a step-by-step equation.