We are asked to calculate the fuel value in kJ/g for 1,3-Butadiene
Note that we need to multiply each ΔH˚f by the stoichiometric coefficient since ΔH˚f is in kJ/mol.
Also, note that ΔH˚f for elements in their standard state is 0.
C4H6(g) + 11/2 O2(g)→ 4 CO2(g) + 3 H2O(g)
ΔH°rxn = -2411.3 kJ
Molar mass C4H6(g) = 54.10 g/mol
For 1,3-Butadiene, calculate the fuel value in kJ/g.
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