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An experiment for comparing the enthalpy change of combustion of different alcohols.

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  • Submitted: 08/10/2003
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GCSE Organic Chemistry

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An experiment for comparing the enthalpy change of combustion of different alcohols

Aim

To find out the enthalpy change of combustion for a number of alcohols.

Apparatus

Thermometer

Measuring cylinder

Electrical balance

Stand

Burners of different alcohols (methanol ethanol propan-1-ol butan-1-ol)

Water

Copper can

Clamp

Boss

Heatproof mal

Matches

Method

1.Measure 200cm of water (at room temperature) into the measuring cylinder; record the temperature of the water.

2.Set up the apparatus as shown below in fig 1:

Thermometer

Stand

Copper can

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