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Specific Heat

Use a temperature sensor to measure the temperature change of a volume of warm water when a cold piece of metal is placed in it. Determine the total amount of heat transferred from the warmer water to the cold metal, and the specific heat of the metal sample.


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52_Specific_Heat.cap 1.26 MB
52_Specific_Heat_data.cap 1.26 MB
52_Specific_Heat.docx 1.78 MB
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52_Calorimeter.jpg 383.45 KB
52_Samples.jpg 273.42 KB
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52_Specific_Heat_Setup.jpg 797.28 KB
52_Temp_Sensor.jpg 322.06 KB
52_Specific_Heat.pdf 182.83 KB
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52_SHeq1.png 1.51 KB
Source: Lab #52

Comprehensive 850 Physics System

Specific Heat