3,2 Specific Heat Capacity

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3,2 Specific Heat Capacity - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Define specific heat capacity

  • 2. 

    Define heat capacity, or thermal capacity.

  • 3. 

    Which part of this topic would you like to review in class?

  • 4. 

     The thermal capacity of a 60 kg human is 210 kJ /°C  . How much heat is lost from a body if its  temperature drops by 2 °C?

    • A.

      210 kJ

    • B.

      312 kJ

    • C.

      420 kJ

    • D.


    Correct Answer
    C. 420 kJ
  • 5. 

     How much heat is required to raise the temperature of 250 g of copper from 20 °C to 160 °C?

    • A.

      12 200J

    • B.

      14 400 J

    • C.

      13 300 J

    • D.

      15 500 J

    Correct Answer
    C. 13 300 J

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  • 6. 

    A 500 g piece of aluminium (SHC=900 J/kgC) is heated with a 500 W heater for 10 minutes. If the temperature of the aluminium was 20°C at the beginning, what will its temperature be  after 10 minutes? Hint: first you must work out how much energy will be given to the aluminium in this time.

    • A.

      25 C

    • B.

      56 C

    • C.

      236 C

    • D.

      687 C

    Correct Answer
    D. 687 C

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