Chapter 1. Macroscopic Behavior

1.1 Macroscopic Behavior

Compare the combustion reaction of hydrogen, methane, butane, and a donut. Which reaction releases more heat per mole of fuel? Per gram of fuel?

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  • Demonstration/Activity
  • Can be shown as a video, performed by the instructor, or carried out by students (depending on safety considerations)
  • We should consider two versions – one where the video plays without a caption (in class) and one where the student could watch a captioned version at home.