Glossary of Chemistry Chapter 16 Vocab
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- States that in any chemical or physical process, energy may change from one form to another but it is neither created nor destroyed.
- Law of Conservation of Energy
- The capacity to do work or produce heat; may be potential or kinetic.
- The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of pure water by one degree Celsius.
- A measure of the disorder or randomness of the particles of a system.
- States that entropy of the universe must increase as a result of a spontaneous reaction or process.
- Law of Disorder
- A form of energy that flows from a warmer object to a cooler object.
- The SI unit of heat and energy.
- An insulated device that is used to measure the amount of heat released or absorbed during a physical or chemical process.
- Change in enthalpy for a reaction – difference between the enthalpy of the substances that exist at the end of the reaction and the enthalpy of the substances present at the start.
- Enthalpy of Reaction
- The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of a given substance by one degree Celsius.
- Specific Heat
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