Chemical Energy Definition

Chemical Energy Definition: Chemical energy is the energy contained in the internal structure of an atom or molecule. This energy could be in the electronic structure of a single atom or in the bonds between atoms in a molecule.

Chemical energy is converted into other forms of energy by chemical reactions.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Chemical Energy Definition." ThoughtCo, Nov. 27, 2014, thoughtco.com/definition-of-chemical-energy-604903. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, November 27). Chemical Energy Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-chemical-energy-604903 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Chemical Energy Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-chemical-energy-604903 (accessed December 16, 2017).