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1 Thermochemistry

2 Definitions Energy – capacity for doing work or supplying heat.
Thermochemistry – study of energy changes that occur during phase changes and chem. rxns. Chem. Potential Energy – energy stored in chemical bonds.

3 Example Lots of energy stored in bonds! Energy difference. 5473 kJ/mol
Little energy stored in bonds.

4 Heat Represented by q. Energy that transfers from one object to another because of a Temp. difference between them. Heat flows from warm  cool until the two objects are at the same Temp.

5 Exothermic vs. Endothermic
In exothermic processes, the system loses heat as its surroundings warm up. q has a negative value b/c the system is losing heat. In endothermic processes, the system gains heat as its surroundings cool down. q has a positive value b/c the system is gaining heat.

6 Potential Energy Diagram of Ice Melting at 0ºC.
Time  Potential Energy  Ice Water Is the melting of ice an endothermic or an exothermic process? How can you tell?

7 Measuring Heat Flow SI Unit of heat flow: Joule (J)
Common unit used in chemistry: calorie (cal) Amt. of heat needed to raise 1 gram of water by 1ºC. 1 cal = J Food Calorie (capital “C”) = 1000 cal, or 1 kilocalorie = 4184 J

8 What do Calories mean in food?
10 grams of sugar has 41 Calories. When 10 grams of sugar are burned, 41 kcal (170 kJ) of energy are released. Your body “burns” food for energy. In order to use the energy available in 10 grams of sugar, you must do 41 kcal worth of work.

9 Heat Capacity Amount of heat needed to raise an object’s temperature by 1°C. Depends on the chemical composition and the mass of the object. EXAMPLE: 1 gram of water requires 1 cal to raise its temperature by 1°C. 100. g of water require 100. cal to raise the temp. by 1°C.

10 Same temperature change
Heat Capacity 1 g H2O 10 g H2O Same temperature change

11 Specific Heat (c) Amt. of heat needed to raise 1 gram of a substance’s temperature by 1ºC. Expressed in J/g ºC, or cal/g ºC The higher a substance’s specific heat, the more energy it takes to heat it. Substance’s with low specific heats heat up and cool down quickly (most metals, e.g.)

12 Some Specific Heats Substance Specific Heat J/gºC cal/g ºC 4.18 1.00
Water 4.18 1.00 Grain alcohol 2.4 0.58 Ice 2.1 0.50 Steam 1.7 0.40 Chloroform 0.96 0.23 Aluminum 0.90 0.21 Iron 0.46 0.11 Silver 0.24 0.057 Mercury 0.14 0.033

13 Specific Heat (c) c = heat / (mass x change in Temp.) c = q / (m x ΔT)
q = m x c x ΔT

14 Example Problem The temperature of a 95.4-g piece of Cu increases from 25.0ºC to 48.0ºC when the Cu absorbs 849 J of heat. What is the specific heat of Cu? SOLUTION: q = m x c x ΔT 849 J = (95.4 g) c (48.0ºC – 25.0ºC) 849 J = (95.4 g) c (23.0ºC) 849 J = (2190 gºC) c c = J/gºC Based on what you know about metals, does this answer make sense?

15 Example Problem When 435 J of heat is added to 3.4 g of olive oil at 21ºC, the temperature increases to 85ºC. What is the specific heat of olive oil? SOLUTION: q = m x c x ΔT 435 J = (3.4 g) c (85ºC – 21ºC) 435 J = (3.4 g) c (64ºC) 435 J = (220 gºC) c c = 2.0 J/gºC

16 Example Problem How much heat is required to raise the temperature of g of mercury by 52ºC? The specific heat of mercury is 0.14 J/gºC. SOLUTION: q = m x c x ΔT q = (250.0 g)(0.14 J/gºC)(52ºC) q = 1800 J = 1.8 kJ

17 Enthalpy Changes Enthalpy (H) – the heat content of a system at constant pressure. Enthalpy change (ΔH) – the heat that enters or leaves a system at constant pressure. q = ΔH Neg. ΔH = exothermic process Pos. ΔH = endothermic process

18 Thermochemical Equations
Enthalpy change can be written as a reactant or a product. Reactant  endothermic Product  exothermic Example: The reaction of calcium oxide with water is exothermic. It produces 65.2 kJ of heat per mole of CaO reacted. CaO(s) + H2O(l)  Ca(OH)2(s) kJ

19 An Exothermic Reaction
CaO(s) + H2O(l)  Ca(OH)2(s) kJ CaO(s) + H2O(l) ΔH = kJ Ca(OH)2(s)

20 Thermochemical Equations
2NaHCO3(s) kJ  Na2CO3(s) + H2O(g) + CO2(g) 2NaHCO3(s) Na2CO3(s) + H2O(g) + CO2(g) ΔH = +129 kJ

21 Thermochemical Equations and Stoichiometry
You can use thermochemical equations in stoichiometry. How much heat energy is produced when 55.0 grams of ethanol is burned completely? C2H5OH(l) + 3O2(g)  2CO2(g) + 3H2O(g) kJ Given: 55.0 g C2H5OH Want: kJ Conversion factors: 1 mol C2H5OH produces kJ when burned 1 mol C2H5OH = g/mol 55.0 g C2H5OH = 1550 kJ

22 Thermochemical Equations and Stoichiometry
0.500 grams of methane gas are burned completely beneath a container that holds 100. grams of water, originally at 20.0º. If all of the heat from the combustion reaction goes into the water, what will the water’s final temperature be? CH4(g) + 2O2(g)  CO2(g) + 2H2O(g) kJ First find out how much total heat is released. Given: g CH4(g) Want: kJ Conversion factors: 1 mol CH4 = g CH4 1 mol CH4 produces 803 kJ when completely burned 0.500 g CH4 = 25.0 kJ

23 Thermochemical Equations and Stoichiometry
The combustion of 5.00 grams of methane releases 250. kJ of heat. Now we’ll calculate how hot the water in the container will get if it absorbs all of the heat. First convert 25.0 kJ to J q = m x c x T 2.50x104 J = (100. g) (4.18 J/gºC) T 2.50x104 J = (418 J/ºC) T T = 59.8ºC The water will get 59.8ºC warmer. The final temperature will be 20.0ºC ºC = 79.8ºC. 25.0 kJ = 2.50x104 J

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