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1 calorie is 4.2 joules.(little c) 1 calorie is the amount of energy needed to raise the
temperature of 1g of water by 1 degree.


1 Calorie is 4200 joules.(BIG C) 1 Calorie is the amount of energy needed to raise the
temperature of 1kg of water to 1 degree.…

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The method of measuring the amount of energy released by burning a substance is called
calorimetry.

Method:

Put 50grams of water in a copper can (As it is a good conductor of heat.)

Your fuel e.g. propane, butane goes into the spirit burner and is weighed as well as the…

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We can do this similar method with a polystyrene cup. The types of question you could get are
things like what is wrong with this test?

Te biggest problem is amount of energy loss to the surroundings. We can reduce this by
insulating the cup with cotton wool and the…

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