Calorimetry - enthalpy

background [prelab assignment (10 points) due at the begining of lab]

run calorimetry simulation - dissolve solid in water: download *.swf file and run using Ruffle to calculate ΔH (in kJ / mol) to dissolve solid ___ in 100 mL water.


determine ΔH to


water, sodium hydroxide, ice

coffee cup calorimeter, electronic balancel temperature sensor / probeware

methods / data analysis

student design

content of lab report [25 points]

satisfy the purpose of the lab in an organized manner; include experimental data & calculation

error analysis - compare to theoretical value