heat of formation


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heat of formation

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(Chemistry) chem the heat evolved or absorbed when one mole of a compound is formed from its constituent atoms
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Noun1.heat of formation - the heat evolved or absorbed during the formation of one mole of a substance from its component elements
heat, heat energy - a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
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Jursic, Computing the Heat of Formation for Cubane and Tetrahedrane with Density Functional Theory and Complete Basis Set ab Initio Methods, J.
There is a good consistency between the calculated heat of formation of NaMg[H.sub.3] in this work and the experimental values reported in the literature [15, 17, 18, 89] except for the DSC results published by Bouamrane et al.
The heat of formation for the cluster of water (4 water molecules), cellobiose, and cellobiose + 4 water molecules, as calculated by WAMP, is approximately -260.88 kcal/mol, -491.31 kcal/mol, and -753.73 kcal/mol, respectively.
Also, planets shining bright enough to appear in pictures must be glowing from the heat of formation and so are too young to host life.