28th November 2019


Why Calories are bad?

Calories aren't bad for you. Your body needs calories for energy. But eating too many calories — and not burning enough of them off through activity — can lead to weight gain. Most foods and drinks contain calories.

Similarly one may ask, what is the purpose of a bomb calorimeter?

A bomb calorimeter is a type of constant-volume calorimeter used in measuring the heat of combustion of a particular reaction. Bomb calorimeters have to withstand the large pressure within the calorimeter as the reaction is being measured.

What is a bomb calorimeter and how does it work?

bomb calorimeter. noun. chem a device for determining heats of combustion by igniting a sample in a high pressure of oxygen in a sealed vessel and measuring the resulting rise in temperature: used for measuring the calorific value of foods.

How is calorimetry used in the food industry?

There are 1,000 calories in a kilocalorie, or food Calorie. A calorimeter is a piece of equipment designed to measure the energy released or absorbed during a chemical reaction or phase change. In this activity, a piece of food is burned and the released energy is used to heat a known quantity of water.
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