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How much energy is absorbed by water?

  1. Nov 24, 2004 #1
    What formula do I use the find :
    1. How much energy is absorbed by water?

    2. amount of heat produced per gram of fuel burned?
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  3. Nov 25, 2004 #2


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    If it is regarding the fuel burning, you'll just use [itex]\Delta H[/itex]; this value will give you how many calories are released as thermal energy; you'll divide this to the mole amount of compound to find the molar enthalpy. Then find the heat absorbance capacity of water by using a phase diagram.
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