Mr. Theisen's honors chem class.
the study of energy transfers and chemical reactions
the ability to do work
what we are observing
everything outside of the system
All forms of energy are...
energy due to motion
energy depends on position or composition
Reactions that release energy are... Energy flows from the system to the surroundings.
Reactions that absorb energy... Energy flows from the surroundings into the system.
Two objects at the same T are at...
Exothermic, heat leaves the system.
Endothermic, heat is gained by the system.
The amount of heat that most move into an entire object to raise its temperature by 1°C.
Formula for the energy using heat capacity.
the amount of heat that must move into 1.0g of a substance to raise its temperature 1°C.
Formula for energy using specific heat.