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Specific Heat

A temperature sensor is used to measure the temperature change of a volume of warm water when a cold piece of metal is placed in it. The data will be used to determine the total amount of heat transferred from the warmer water to the cold metal, which will in turn be used to determine the specific heat of the metal sample.

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Specific Heat