Calorimeter Definition in Chemistry

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Calorimeter

This is a bomb calorimeter with its bomb.
This is a bomb calorimeter with its bomb. A calorimeter is a device used to measure the heat change or heat capacity of chemical reactions or physical changes. Harbor1, Creative Commons License

Calorimeter Definition: A calorimeter is a device used to measure the heat flow of a chemical reaction or physical change.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Calorimeter Definition in Chemistry." ThoughtCo, Feb. 16, 2016, thoughtco.com/definition-of-calorimeter-in-chemistry-604397. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2016, February 16). Calorimeter Definition in Chemistry. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-calorimeter-in-chemistry-604397 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Calorimeter Definition in Chemistry." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-calorimeter-in-chemistry-604397 (accessed January 22, 2018).