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The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of substance one degree Celsius.

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Enthalpy

The heat content of a specific amount of substance, defined as E= PV.

Octahedral

A term used to describe molecules and polyatomic ions that have one atom in the center and six atoms at the corners of a octahedron.

Molecular Orbital

An orbit resulting from overlap and mixing of atomic orbitals on different atoms. An MO belongs to the molecule as a whole.

Bomb Calorimeter

A device used to measure the heat transfer between system and surroundings at constant volume.

Phenol

Hydrocarbon derivative containing an [OH] group bound to an aromatic raing.

 

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Homologous Series

A series of compounds in which each member differs from the next by a specific number and kind of atoms.

Stereoisomers

Isomers that differ only in the way that atoms are oriented in space, consist of geometrical and optical isomers.

 

Electrolytic Conduction

Conduction of electrical current by ions through a solution or pure liquid.

Alpha Particles

A helium nucleus.