Subject: how can you work out enthalpy of combustion non-experimentally?
Date: Sun Aug 13 10:20:48 2000
Posted by laura
Grade level: 10-12
School: hereford cathedral school
City: No city entered. State/Province: No state entered.
Area of science: Chemistry
i'm trying to calculate the enthalpy of combustion of primary alcohols
using bond enthalpies in 'energy change = reactant energy - product
energy' and i can't get the right answer. what could i be doing wrong,
and is there any other way of doing it? thanks in advance.
Re: how can you work out enthalpy of combustion non-experimentally?
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