Measuring specific heat capacity of metals
Instruction: Vary different parameters and press <Start> to heat up the metal block by about 10 ºC. Press <Show calculation> to see how the specific heat capacity of the metal is obtained.
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Wait until the reading becomes steady ...
Mass of metal m
= kg
Temperature change ΔT
= T2T1
= = ºC
Energy supplied E
= j2j1
= = J
Specific heat capacity of metal
c = ______ = J kg–1 ºC–1
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