bomb calorimeter


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bomb calorimeter

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(Chemistry) 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
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Noun1.bomb calorimeter - strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
calorimeter - a measuring instrument that determines quantities of heat
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American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) guidelines were followed to perform proximate and ultimate analyses of the coal, whereas Ballistic bomb calorimeter was used to investigate calorific value.
The calorific (heating) values of the blends were determined with the help of a Gallenkamp ballistic bomb calorimeter. A known amount of fuel was burnt in a bomb.
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These equations were used to evaluate data gathered from the biological samples, after they had been analyzed using traditional equipment called a "bomb calorimeter." The bomb calorimeter was used to measure calories in the foods that were fed to volunteers (energy in) and also to measure the same foods' excreted remains (energy out).
A weighed amount of each dried sample was compacted into pellet form and placed in a bomb calorimeter under an oxygen atmosphere.
Pellets were combusted in a Parr Model 1261 bomb calorimeter according to procedures outlined in the Parr Instruction manual (Parr Instrument Co.