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Unformatted text preview: Ther Pot. Tot. h = 0 4. According to your textbook, the total metabolic power of a 68 kg person during a fast run at 15 km/h is 1150 W. If your roommate brings home a box of Timbits and you eat 8 of them, how long do you need to run for in order to burn off the extra calories (assuming the same metabolic power)? Three Timbits have approximately 200 kcal. (3 marks) 5. Your family has a small wooden cabin in Northern B.C. The cabin is shaped like a box and its dimensions are 3.5 m x 2.5 m x 2.0 m (length, width, height, respectively). The walls and the ceiling are 15 cm thick and one of the walls has a small single-pane window that is 60 cm x 40 cm in size. You and two friends want to stay in the cabin in late fall when the outside temperature is typically 5 C. You have to decide whether a small 500 W space heater will be enough to keep you comfortable or whether you have to buy a bigger one. Be sure to explicitly show your model and assumptions. (4 marks)...
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- Spring '09
- Energy, cold winter morning, energy bar diagram, professional BMX riders, total metabolic power, small wooden cabin