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Application of Specific Heat in real world circumstances.

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Evan Pugh

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Application of Specific Heat in Real World Circumstances

By Evan Pugh
What is Specific Heat?
The measure of the heat required to raise the temperature of the unit mass of a given substance by a given amount.
Grams/Kilograms
Celsius/Kelvin
How Is This Useful?
Energy (Joules)
Mass (kg/g)
Specific heat capacity (J/g/k)
Change in temperature (
/K)
Demo!
WATER
COPPER
100grams
+25 degrees Celsius
100grams
+25 degrees Celsius
100% Accurate Experiment
Specific Heat Capacity of Water
C=4.184 J/g/k
Specific Heat Capacity of Copper
C= 0.386 J/g/k
What's the Difference?
Q
=
MC
T
Q
=
MC
T
(100grams) x (4.184J/g/K) x (25K)
Q=
Q= (100grams) x (0.386J/g/K) x (25K)
Q=10460 J
Q=965 J
APPLICATIONS!
The Thermometer!
COMPARISON!
C= 0.14 J/g/K
C=4.184 J/g/k
Construction!
C
C
th
=
How is this useful?

Specific Heat Capacity and Climate!
1.926 J/g/k
0.733 J/g/k
4.184 J/g/k
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