Labs from Chicago, Fall 1993 :
Thermal Energy Quiz.

Dr. Rich Kron, Dr. Heidi Newberg, and Luisa Rebull
Labs written for the CARA Space Explorers, Fall 1993

This is meant to be handed out to the students.

1. (3 pts.) If the heat capacity of water is 1 calorie/(gram-° C), how much energy does it take to raise the temperature of 100 grams of water from room temperature (25° C) to the boiling point (100° C)? ***************************************************
* thermal energy = m C (T2-T1), *
* *
* where C is 1 calorie/(gram-íC). *

2. (2 pts.) The heat capacity of copper is closest to:

Important Disclaimers and Caveats

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